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. Who lived fairly close to Houston at this time?
(a) Jackson.
(b) Calhoun.
(c) Trimble.
(d) Turnbull.

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

3. What was the position that Houston offered to the soldier?
(a) Sergeant Major.
(b) Secretary of State.
(c) General of the Infantry.
(d) Inspector General.

4. Who did Houston meet in this new town?
(a) Bradburn.
(b) Santa Anna.
(c) Prentiss.
(d) Bowie.

5. One of the grievances Houston would address was the fact that the government wanted to pay the Indians in paper money rather than:
(a) Silver.
(b) Gold.
(c) Freedom.
(d) Land.

Short Answer Questions

1. Texans were especially worried about the _____ in the Mexican government.

2. Who was elected to be president amidst a deadlock in the House?

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

4. Who served as Houston's mentor in law?

5. What item did Houston begin to carry with him in town?

(see the answer key)

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