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

Randolph B. Campbell
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the cause of death?
(a) Pneumonia.
(b) Heart attack.
(c) Stroke.
(d) Food poisoning.

2. Many people wanted Santa Anna's head on a platter for his involvement in the massacre at the Alamo and at ______.
(a) Velasco.
(b) Washington-on-the-Bravos.
(c) San Jacinto.
(d) Goliad.

3. In what year was Houston elected to the House of Representatives?
(a) 1826.
(b) 1833.
(c) 1829.
(d) 1823.

4. Houston was gravely concerned over which of the following?
(a) The border with Mexico.
(b) Traveling to Washington, DC.
(c) Debt.
(d) Establishing a government seat.

5. What was the name of Houston's young wife?
(a) Susan.
(b) Mary.
(c) Anne.
(d) Eliza.

Short Answer Questions

1. Houston set up headquarters in what area?

2. What was the name of the general commissioned by the Mexican government to survey Texas?

3. What was the name of the town created by Stephen Austin?

4. Houston rode to ____ to attempt to head off and halt the expedition team.

5. Austin traveled to central Mexico to meet with the acting president of Mexico Gomez ____.

(see the answer key)

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