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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Turner Thesis

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The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement westward explain American [political] development.

Which of the following would NOT be an example of evidence backing Frederick Jackson Turner's "Frontier Thesis"?

A

Women's suffrage being granted earliest in the Wyoming Territory.

B

The emergence of the Granger movement.

C

Urban growth due to the impact of immigration.

D

The Populist demands for electoral reforms such as the initiative, secret ballot, and recall elections.

E

Oregon and Nebraska being the first to directly elect Senators, helping lead to the Seventeenth Amendment.