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. When Houston returned to Texas he discovered that he had been elected to which of the following?
(a) Presidency.
(b) Attorney General's office.
(c) Congress.
(d) Senate.

2. Houston settled near which river?
(a) Nashua.
(b) Norfolk.
(c) Nina.
(d) Neosho.

3. During the bitter presidential campaign Houston and a presidential partisan participated in which activity?
(a) Boxing match.
(b) Chess game.
(c) Duel.
(d) Card game.

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

5. Houston continued to preach against which of the following?
(a) Secession.
(b) Slavery.
(c) Unionism.
(d) Indian relations.

Short Answer Questions

1. After the governor was deposed and eventually left office, who acted as president?

2. Who served as the Secretary of State in that administration?

3. What is the name of the town in which Houston opened a school?

4. What was the surname of the brothers responsible for declaring Texas as its own sovereign nation?

5. Houston was ____ years older than his wife.

(see the answer key)

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