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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Women Soldiers

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It is estimated that over 350 women served on both sides as soldiers, disguising themselves as men. All of the following are reasons women served EXCEPT:

A

A fierce patriotism and desire to serve their cause and country.

B

Wanting to stay with husbands, brothers, or fathers.

C

A means of aiding the women's suffrage movement by showing women's equality to men in all areas.

D

Earning large amounts of money, especially in enlistment bonuses, that were otherwise unavailable to them.

E

A search for adventure and a desire to break out of the strict gender roles of the era.