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. During Houston's confrontation with Santa Anna, 630 Mexicans were killed and ____ were captured.
(a) 451.
(b) 730.
(c) 529.
(d) 223.

2. Houston rode to ____ to attempt to head off and halt the expedition team.
(a) Indianola.
(b) Bucksnort.
(c) Refugio.
(d) Sunshine Hill.

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

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

5. What was the name of the Mexican general defeated by the militia?
(a) Farias.
(b) Cos.
(c) Lopez.
(d) Ramirez.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What was the name of the soldier Houston tried to recruit?

3. Who was the representative of the "Peace Party?"

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

5. Who was the governor of Texas during this time period?

(see the answer key)

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