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 the bitter presidential campaign Houston and a presidential partisan participated in which activity?
(a) Boxing match.
(b) Chess game.
(c) Duel.
(d) Card game.

2. Who served as Houston's mentor in law?
(a) Trundle.
(b) Trimble.
(c) Thompson.
(d) Turnbull.

3. What was the first name of Houston's grandfather?
(a) John.
(b) Samuel.
(c) Richard.
(d) William.

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

5. What was the name of Houston's young wife?
(a) Anne.
(b) Mary.
(c) Susan.
(d) Eliza.

Short Answer Questions

1. Houston worked for Jackson in which unofficial capacity?

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

3. Who was the man that was Speaker of the House and later appointed as the Secretary of State?

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

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

(see the answer key)

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