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 was the representative of the "Peace Party?"
(a) Edwards.
(b) Wharton.
(c) Smith.
(d) James.

2. Houston had a breakdown and left home. What is the word meaning to leave home and not return for a period of time?
(a) Escape.
(b) Abandonment.
(c) Exile.
(d) Expatriate.

3. Who was the representative of the "War Hawks?"
(a) Wharton.
(b) James.
(c) Smith.
(d) Edwards.

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

5. Austin traveled to central Mexico to meet with the acting president of Mexico Gomez ____.
(a) Lynch.
(b) Addams.
(c) Farias.
(d) Garcia.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the name of Houston's young wife?

2. In what year was Houston elected to the House of Representatives?

3. Houston worked for Jackson in which unofficial capacity?

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

5. Houston's next move was to which Tennessee town/city?

(see the answer key)

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