This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Sam Houston - This character is the subject of the biography. He was an impatient youth who yearned for adventure and so he spent several years in Cherokee country.
David G. Burnet - This character, along with Sam Houston, was one of the fathers of Texas, and he was chosen to be interim president.
Chief Oo-loo-te-ka - This character was a Cherokee who Houston met with as a young man.
Congressman William Stanbery - This character wrote a newspaper article questioning the ethics of Sam Houston.
Andrew Jackson - This character...
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