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

Randolph B. Campbell
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What important position was held by John Calhoun?
(a) Speaker of the House.
(b) Secretary of War.
(c) Vice President.
(d) Director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

2. What was the name of the other party involved in the questionable legislation?
(a) Anderson.
(b) Eaton.
(c) Milton.
(d) Henderson.

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

4. Who was elected to be president amidst a deadlock in the House?
(a) Monroe.
(b) Madison.
(c) Adams.
(d) Jackson.

5. What was the first name of Houston's father?
(a) Samuel.
(b) Benjamin.
(c) Andrew.
(d) Roger.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the name of Houston's new drinking buddy and travel companion?

2. In what year was Houston challenged by a Congressman?

3. What type of business did Houston open in Arkansas?

4. What was the name of Jackson's wife?

5. What was the name of the woman with whom Houston had a secret relationship?

(see the answer key)

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