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. The challenge came via a:
(a) Newspaper article.
(b) Campaign slogan.
(c) Town meeting.
(d) Public speech.

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

3. What type of business did Houston open in Arkansas?
(a) Law practice.
(b) Lumber mill.
(c) Trading post.
(d) Tour guide service.

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

5. Which man was one of the leading forces in creating this act?
(a) Bowie.
(b) Austin.
(c) Jackson.
(d) Houston.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Houston's family came from which state?

3. What was Houston's drink of choice?

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

5. Houston was ____ years older than his wife.

(see the answer key)

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