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# In the late fifteenth century, according to many historians,

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In the late fifteenth century, according to many historians, the growth of an increasingly powerful mercantile class led to the emergence of economic nationalism in Europe, which, causing cultural and academic advances, mark the end of the period known as the Dark Ages.

* an ideology that caused the cultural and academic advances that mark

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22 Jul 2010, 20:25
I go with D. Subject verb agreement (ideology - use marks/marked). So eliminate choices with mark. Also, parallelism between caused and marked. What's the OA?
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22 Jul 2010, 22:31
D cant be the OA as we don't know to what the pronun "it' is refering

E is the best choice
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22 Jul 2010, 22:55
Clear E. advances is plural should use "mark"
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23 Jul 2010, 21:05
cultural and academic advances --> marked the end of the period known as Dark Ages

In the late fifteenth century, according to many historians, the growth of an increasingly powerful mercantile class led to the emergence of economic nationalism in Europe, which, causing cultural and academic advances, mark the end of the period known as the Dark Ages.

* an ideology that caused the cultural and academic advances that mark - CORRECT
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