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. What was the name of the town created by Stephen Austin?
(a) San Marco de Austin.
(b) San Felipe de Austin.
(c) Santa Anna de Austin.
(d) Alamo de Austin.

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

3. What subject did Houston want to study at a "proper" academy?
(a) Engineering.
(b) Mathematics.
(c) English.
(d) Medicine.

4. The militia planned to make a pillage run into which Mexican town/city?
(a) Matamoros.
(b) Mexico City.
(c) Taos.
(d) Chihuahua.

5. Where did Houston go to meet up with old friends?
(a) Tennessee.
(b) Texas.
(c) Arkansas.
(d) Washington, DC.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. How long did it take Houston to get his license?

3. Sam Houston was descended from which group of immigrants?

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

5. Houston married a half-Cherokee named:

(see the answer key)

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