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 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.

2. Who was the governor of Texas during this time period?
(a) Smith.
(b) Bowie.
(c) Austin.
(d) Houston.

3. How long did it take Houston to get his license?
(a) 9 months.
(b) 6 months.
(c) 3 months.
(d) 12 months.

4. What was the name of the Congressman?
(a) Stanford.
(b) Standish.
(c) Stanley.
(d) Stanbery.

5. Houston was forced to flee to the ________ earning him mockery from the new president.
(a) Gulf of Mexico.
(b) Colorado River.
(c) Cold Creek River.
(d) Pacific Ocean.

Short Answer Questions

1. On what holiday were Fannin and his men executed?

2. In 1829, Houston became a member of which group?

3. In what years did Mexico become a federal republic?

4. Sam Houston became friends with _____, a future president.

5. Houston's family came from which state?

(see the answer key)

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