SAT II US History : Sequence in U.S. Social History from 1790 to 1898

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SAT II US History

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Sequence In U.S. Social History From 1790 To 1898

Who was the last commander of all Union forces during the American Civil War?

Possible Answers:

Ulysses S. Grant

George B. McClellan

Robert E. Lee

Joseph Hooker

Ambrose Burnside

Correct answer:

Ulysses S. Grant

Explanation:

 The Union Army saw a succession of commanders through the first three years of the war.  Most of them were easily defeated by Robert E. Lee and the Conderate forces.  Abraham Lincoln did not find a suitable general until Grant, who was made General of the Army in 1864.

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