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. What major event happened to the father in 1806?
(a) He died.
(b) He went bankrupt.
(c) He joined the army.
(d) He moved to New England.

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

3. What is the name of the town in which Houston opened a school?
(a) Jackson.
(b) Rutherfordton.
(c) Maryville.
(d) Baltimore.

4. What was the surname of the brothers responsible for declaring Texas as its own sovereign nation?
(a) Edwards.
(b) Marks.
(c) Prentiss.
(d) Hayden.

5. What was the name of Jackson's wife?
(a) Mary.
(b) Alice.
(c) Rachel.
(d) Antoinette.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. In 1829, Houston became a member of which group?

3. What did Houston do when he met the Congressman face to face?

4. In which year did Sam Houston resign from military service?

5. Houston's family came from which state?

(see the answer key)

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