History of the United States I
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Question 4 of 8
The Mason-Dixon Line, surveyed in the 1760s, was important for which of the following reasons?
It became the basis for the boundary between the United States and Canada.
It carved out the territory that later became the District of Columbia.
It marked the westernmost limit of settlement for European colonists after the French and Indian War.
It referred to the line where British troops assembled in their efforts to turn back the colonists’ rebellion.
It was used as the dividing line between free and slave states in the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
CLEP® History of the United States I Examination Guide
[PDF Download] The History of the United States I exam covers U.S. history from early European colonization to the end of Reconstruction.
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