Sam Houston and the American Southwest Quiz | One Week Quiz A

Randolph B. Campbell
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What type of business did Houston open in Arkansas?
(a) Lumber mill.
(b) Tour guide service.
(c) Trading post.
(d) Law practice.

2. During Houston's confrontation with Santa Anna, 630 Mexicans were killed and ____ were captured.
(a) 730.
(b) 529.
(c) 451.
(d) 223.

3. Houston became concerned regarding the territory known as ______.
(a) Utah.
(b) New Mexico.
(c) Iowa.
(d) Oregon.

4. Houston rode to ____ to attempt to head off and halt the expedition team.
(a) Sunshine Hill.
(b) Refugio.
(c) Indianola.
(d) Bucksnort.

5. What was Houston's drink of choice?
(a) Beer.
(b) Bourbon.
(c) Whiskey.
(d) Scotch.

Short Answer Questions

1. The provisional government was upset with Houston and believed he was being ____.

2. In what year was Houston challenged by a Congressman?

3. Houston married a half-Cherokee named:

4. Who served as Texas' minister to Washington?

5. The Texas Admission Act was passed in which year?

(see the answer key)

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