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In the absence of written evidence of female communities that existed

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In the absence of written evidence of female communities that existed before the nineteenth century, communal activities such as quilt-making and storytelling through oral narratives are considered legitimate sources of information about such communities. Most quilts were either spun, sewn or woven for non-commercial use, or created through a process known as colonial quilting by those who engaged in quilt-making as a hobby. Therefore, most women from wealthy families must have engaged in the colonial style of quilting, because _________________

Which of the following, if true, best completes the passage above?

A. no quilt-maker who made quilts for non-commercial use also engaged in quilt-making as a hobby.

B. commercial uses of quilt-making included selling quilts that were made by hobbyists

C. most women from wealthy families would have had the leisure time to engage in activities that were not part of their daily schedule

D. there is documented evidence that women of all classes engaged in some form of creative activity

E. colonial quilting did not involve spinning, sewing or weaving
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Therefore, most women from wealthy families must have engaged in the colonial style of quilting, because _________________
it shoudl provide a reason to strenghten the claim that only wealthy females engaged in quilt making as hobby.

Option C: the correct reason stating wealthy female had time to do so, because of available time
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