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The reason Frances Willard founded the Women’s Christian Temperance Union was because she believed that national prohibition of alcohol will empty the poor houses, jails, and asylums of the United States

(A)The reason Frances Willard founded theWomen’s Christian Temperance Union wasbecause she believed that nationalprohibition of alcohol will empty the poorhouses, jails, and asylums of the United States

(B)Frances Willard founded the Women’s Christian Temperance Union, the reasonbeing that she believed that national prohibition of alcohol will empty the poorhouses, jails, and asylums of the United States

(C)The reason Frances Willard founded theWomen’s Christian Temperance Union wasshe believed that national prohibition ofalcohol will empty the poorhouses, jails,and asylums of the United States

(D)Because she believed that nationalprohibition of alcohol would empty thepoorhouses, jails, and asylums of theUnited States, so Frances Willard founded the Women’s Christian Temperance Union

(E)Frances Willard founded the Women’sChristian Temperance Union because shebelieved that national prohibition ofalcohol would empty the poorhouses, jails,and asylums of the United States.

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elevinty wrote:
The reason Frances Willard founded the Women’s Christian Temperance Union was because she believed that national prohibition of alcohol will empty the poor houses, jails, and asylums of the United States

(A)The reason Frances Willard founded theWomen’s Christian Temperance Union wasbecause she believed that nationalprohibition of alcohol will empty the poorhouses, jails, and asylums of the United States

(B)Frances Willard founded the Women’s Christian Temperance Union, the reasonbeing that she believed that national prohibition of alcohol will empty the poorhouses, jails, and asylums of the United States

(C)The reason Frances Willard founded theWomen’s Christian Temperance Union wasshe believed that national prohibition ofalcohol will empty the poorhouses, jails,and asylums of the United States

(D)Because she believed that nationalprohibition of alcohol would empty thepoorhouses, jails, and asylums of theUnited States, so Frances Willard founded the Women’s Christian Temperance Union

(E)Frances Willard founded the Women’sChristian Temperance Union because shebelieved that national prohibition ofalcohol would empty the poorhouses, jails,and asylums of the United States.

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OA is E


my take is E. A, B and C are out because of "will". in D "because" and "So" are not properly used. correct me if i am wrong
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The reason Frances Willard founded the Women’s Christian Temperance Union was because she believed that national prohibition of alcohol will empty the poor houses, jails, and asylums of the United States

(A)The reason Frances Willard founded theWomen’s Christian Temperance Union wasbecause she believed that nationalprohibition of alcohol will empty the poorhouses, jails, and asylums of the United States

(B)Frances Willard founded the Women’s Christian Temperance Union, the reasonbeing that she believed that national prohibition of alcohol will empty the poorhouses, jails, and asylums of the United States

(C)The reason Frances Willard founded theWomen’s Christian Temperance Union wasshe believed that national prohibition ofalcohol will empty the poorhouses, jails,and asylums of the United States

(D)Because she believed that nationalprohibition of alcohol would empty thepoorhouses, jails, and asylums of theUnited States, so Frances Willard founded the Women’s Christian Temperance Union

(E)Frances Willard founded the Women’sChristian Temperance Union because shebelieved that national prohibition ofalcohol would empty the poorhouses, jails,and asylums of the United States.

[Reveal] Spoiler:
OA is E



The original sentence has "reason and .... because" this is redundant.
So eliminate A


C starts with "the reason" it should have a "that" before the second clause ex: The reason for his absence was that he was sick.
eliminate C

D has Because .... so unidiomatic eliminate D

Between B and E, I picked E because B seemed like a run on.
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elevinty wrote:
The reason Frances Willard founded the Women’s Christian Temperance Union was because she believed that national prohibition of alcohol will empty the poor houses, jails, and asylums of the United States

(A)The reason Frances Willard founded theWomen’s Christian Temperance Union wasbecause she believed that nationalprohibition of alcohol will empty the poorhouses, jails, and asylums of the United States

(B)Frances Willard founded the Women’s Christian Temperance Union, the reasonbeing that she believed that national prohibition of alcohol will empty the poorhouses, jails, and asylums of the United States

(C)The reason Frances Willard founded theWomen’s Christian Temperance Union wasshe believed that national prohibition ofalcohol will empty the poorhouses, jails,and asylums of the United States

(D)Because she believed that nationalprohibition of alcohol would empty thepoorhouses, jails, and asylums of theUnited States, so Frances Willard founded the Women’s Christian Temperance Union

(E)Frances Willard founded the Women’sChristian Temperance Union because shebelieved that national prohibition ofalcohol would empty the poorhouses, jails,and asylums of the United States.

[Reveal] Spoiler:
OA is E


Came down to B or E. Decided on E because the choice was concise and active. Also, "..the reason being that" is awkward in choice B
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I go for E as well, very crisp and concise. What's the OA?
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E for me too..Please provide OA!
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elevinty wrote:
The reason Frances Willard founded the Women’s Christian Temperance Union was because she believed that national prohibition of alcohol will empty the poor houses, jails, and asylums of the United States

(A)The reason Frances Willard founded theWomen’s Christian Temperance Union wasbecause she believed that nationalprohibition of alcohol will empty the poorhouses, jails, and asylums of the United States

(B)Frances Willard founded the Women’s Christian Temperance Union, the reasonbeing that she believed that national prohibition of alcohol will empty the poorhouses, jails, and asylums of the United States

(C)The reason Frances Willard founded theWomen’s Christian Temperance Union wasshe believed that national prohibition ofalcohol will empty the poorhouses, jails,and asylums of the United States

(D)Because she believed that nationalprohibition of alcohol would empty thepoorhouses, jails, and asylums of theUnited States, so Frances Willard founded the Women’s Christian Temperance Union

(E)Frances Willard founded the Women’sChristian Temperance Union because shebelieved that national prohibition ofalcohol would empty the poorhouses, jails,and asylums of the United States.

[Reveal] Spoiler:
OA is E


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