Sam Houston and the American Southwest Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

Randolph B. Campbell
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Houston was eager to right some of the wrongs created under _____.
(a) Tyler.
(b) Lamar.
(c) Jackson.
(d) Van Buren.

2. Texans were especially worried about the _____ in the Mexican government.
(a) Election process.
(b) Corruption.
(c) Instability.
(d) Disorganization.

3. After the governor was deposed and eventually left office, who acted as president?
(a) James.
(b) Burnet.
(c) Harris.
(d) Johnson.

4. What government office was created at that time?
(a) General Land Office.
(b) Treasury Department.
(c) Department of Peace.
(d) Bureau of Indian Affairs.

5. At this time the U.S. was under the ____ administration.
(a) Pierce.
(b) Lincoln.
(c) Tyler.
(d) Van Buren.

Short Answer Questions

1. What subject did Houston want to study at a "proper" academy?

2. A town was created in honor of the new president. What was the name of the town?

3. Which man was one of the leading forces in creating this act?

4. What was the name of the act that determined slavery should be forbidden in any state taken from Mexico?

5. The challenge came via a:

(see the answer key)

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