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1Truman’s Winning Whistle-Stop TourPassage 1
2290A)NO CHANGEB)Arizona, an estimated 20,000 people waitedC)Arizona, an estimated 20,000 people waitingD)Arizona, with an estimated 20,000 people waiting45A)NO CHANGEB)cover willC)coverD)coveredUsing train travel in a political campaign was a fairlycommon practice that had begun in the nineteenth2century.Thespecific term “whistle stop” wasn't coineduntil Truman used it to describe his whirlwind campaigntour.3Truman, delivered hundreds of speeches in townsacross the United States from an open platform on theback of his train car. His arduous travels4were covering30,000 miles and over 200 train stops, starting in thesummer of 1948 and ending that fall before the November2nd election. He began the tour in Michigan, then movedon to Iowa, Ohio, Missouri, Kansas, and Colorado as thesummer progressed. In September, he headed west toNevada, Utah, California, and Arizona. At one of his stopsin5Arizona. An estimated 20,000 people waitedto greethim at the train station. In October, he headed back eastagain to Oklahoma, Illinois, Kentucky, West Virginia, andPennsylvania.Which choice most effectively combines the sentencesat the underlined portion?A)century, but theB)century; also, theC)century, so theD)century; meanwhile, the2A)NO CHANGEB)Truman delivered hundreds of speeches in townsC)Truman delivered: hundreds of speeches, in townsD)Truman delivered hundreds of: speeches in towns3
9122NarrativeLevel 2Which choice provides the most effective transitionfrom the previous paragraph to this one?A)To cover so much territory,B)Because of the limitations of train travel,C)In spite of his attempts to cover a large territory,D)In order to speak out against his opponent,6A)NO CHANGEB)on theC)at aD)of the79A)NO CHANGEB)plausibleC)approachableD)palatable6Truman would make as many as eight stops ina single day. He spoke to thousands of voters7of atime, but the nature of the whistle stop campaign allowedvoters to glimpse a more intimate view of the candidate.By coming to voters’ hometowns and speaking directly tothem, Truman presented himself as a “man of the people.”8Truman marketed himself as9attainable—makinghimself available to discuss local political issues with theresidents of the small towns he visited.Which choice provides the best supporting details forthe claim made in the previous sentence?A)He told jokes, spoke without flourish, and evenintroduced his family to the onlookers.B)He traveled in the presidential train car and wasable to visit many constituents’ hometowns.C)He spoke to the citizens from the raised platformof his expansive train car.D)He emphatically enumerated the reasons that hisopponent was not the best candidate.8Truman’s Winning Whistle-Stop TourPassage 1

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