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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Urban Fire Prevention

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All of the following contributed to a decrease in devastating fires in American cities by the end of the 1800s EXCEPT:

A

The creation and enforcement of fire codes.

B

The use of non-flammable building materials such as stone, iron, and steel.

C

The shift to the use of electricity.

D

The creation of modern fire departments.

E

The creation of water mains and improved plumbing.