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English Language Skills Subtest

Competency 1—Knowledge of language structure

DIRECTIONS: Read the entire passage carefully and then answer the question

sentence 1Daniel Shays was a militia captain during the American Revolution. sentence 2When there was no relief from increasingly onerous tax policies, Shays led a rebellious group in a series of attacks on government installations. sentence 3Although the rebellion was technically a failure, it frightened many politicians and led directly to the ratification of the Constitution.

Which is the best placement for the following sentence to make the sequence of ideas in the paragraph clearer?

Following the war, he and many others endured severe financial hardships, largely due to excessive taxation to pay off war debts.

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Enter to expand or collapse answer.Answer expanded
Correct Response: B.