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

Randolph B. Campbell
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. In 1829, Houston became a member of which group?
(a) Sierra Club.
(b) Governors Association.
(c) Bar Association.
(d) Cherokee.

3. The act caused a great spike in Texas' _____.
(a) Logging operations.
(b) Population.
(c) Animosity.
(d) Cultural activities.

4. In what year was Houston elected to the House of Representatives?
(a) 1829.
(b) 1826.
(c) 1833.
(d) 1823.

5. What was the name of the general commissioned by the Mexican government to survey Texas?
(a) Wilson.
(b) Davis.
(c) Teran.
(d) Garcia.

Short Answer Questions

1. What important position was held by John Calhoun?

2. Houston had a breakdown and left home. What is the word meaning to leave home and not return for a period of time?

3. What major exam did Houston pass with the help of his mentor?

4. Houston came from a family of nine children. What was Houston's number in the order of birth?

5. Who was the man that was Speaker of the House and later appointed as the Secretary of State?

(see the answer key)

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