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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Whiskey Ring

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The Whiskey Ring scandal involved the

A

sale of government lands for less money than they were worth to friends of the Treasurer of the Interior.

B

unfair and illegal awarding of contracts to friends of the Secretary of the Navy.

C

continued cheating of Native Americans of lands, supplies, and money owed to them.

D

illegal bribing of Congressmen and Senators by railroad companies.

E

embezzlement of funds from the Treasury department from money raised by excise taxes.