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In 1850 the South was in good political shape. Each of the following descriptions explains why that was true except?
A. Zachary Taylor, the president, was a southern slave-owner
B. The majority of the presidential cabinet were southerners
C. Most of the justices on the US Supreme Court were southerners
D. There was an exact balance of slave/free states in the US Senate
E. In the House southerners dominated the chairmanships of all the important committees

Is the answer D?

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