Which choice provides the most appropriate context
for the discussion that follows in the passage?
A) NO CHANGE
B) Settlers from Kentucky, Tennessee, and Missouri
were part of the Great Exodus.
C) The Great Exodus has parallels to large-scale
migrations that occurred in the United States
during the twentieth century.
D) Drawn by the promise of farming on their own
land rather than sharecropping for a landlord,
exodusters founded dozens of communities in
the West in the 1870s and 1880s.