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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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XYZ Affair

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What became known as the XYZ affair involved which of the following?

A

French ministers demanding bribes before opening up negotiations with American diplomats.

B

Rumors of Thomas Jefferson's long-standing relationship with a slave of his.

C

The refusal of government officials to leave office when John Adams wished to replace them.

D

A scandal where the Secretary of War Henry Knox was accused of taking bribes.

E

English efforts to ensure the Jay Treaty was ratified by attempting to influence key senators.