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) North Carolina.
(b) Georgia.
(c) Tennessee.
(d) Virginia.

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

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

4. Sam Houston was descended from which group of immigrants?
(a) Spanish.
(b) French.
(c) Scottish-Irish.
(d) British.

5. Houston's next move was to which Tennessee town/city?
(a) Lebanon.
(b) Bristol.
(c) Nashville.
(d) Knoxville.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Houston's drink of choice?

2. Houston settled near which river?

3. Houston was ____ years older than his wife.

4. What derogatory nickname was given to Houston by the Cherokee?

5. In 1819, Houston was awarded which prestigious job?

(see the answer key)

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