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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Vicksburg

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Vicksburg was an important target for the North because conquering it would

A

give the North easy access to Richmond, which could be captured and thus end the war.

B

force Lee to surrender.

C

draw off troops so the North could win at Gettysburg.

D

give the North control of the Mississippi River.

E

allow the North to fully conquer Tennessee and remove it from the war.