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 item did Houston begin to carry with him in town?
(a) Hickory cane.
(b) Bow and arrow.
(c) Bayonet.
(d) Dueling pistol.

2. The volunteer militia, under the direction of Stephen Austin, took which city?
(a) San Jacinto.
(b) San Antonio.
(c) Forth Worth.
(d) Houston.

3. In 1829, Houston became a member of which group?
(a) Bar Association.
(b) Sierra Club.
(c) Cherokee.
(d) Governors Association.

4. Which one of Houston's allies was elected as president after Houston's term ended?
(a) Jones.
(b) Polk.
(c) Calhoun.
(d) Clay.

5. Who questioned Houston's loyalties?
(a) Cherokee.
(b) Austin.
(c) Margaret.
(d) Jackson.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the position that Houston offered to the soldier?

2. One of the grievances Houston would address was the fact that the government wanted to pay the Indians in paper money rather than:

3. What was the name of the soldier Houston tried to recruit?

4. During Houston's confrontation with Santa Anna, 630 Mexicans were killed and ____ were captured.

5. The Mexicans claimed that the true border between Texas and Mexico was the _______.

(see the answer key)

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