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

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In which state did Sam Houston live as a child?
(a) Georgia.
(b) North Carolina.
(c) Tennessee.
(d) Virginia.

2. In which year did Sam Houston resign from military service?
(a) 1815.
(b) 1818.
(c) 1831.
(d) 1824.

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

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

5. Houston was forced to relocate to which area?
(a) Washington-on-the-Brazos.
(b) Neosho.
(c) Rio Grande.
(d) San Antonio.

Short Answer Questions

1. Houston worked for Jackson in which unofficial capacity?

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

3. Houston rode to ____ to attempt to head off and halt the expedition team.

4. The militia left a small group of soldiers at which fort?

5. What was the name of the plantation owned by the grandfather?

(see the answer key)

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