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 year did Sam Houston resign from military service?
(a) 1831.
(b) 1824.
(c) 1815.
(d) 1818.

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

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

4. Who did Houston meet in this new town?
(a) Bradburn.
(b) Santa Anna.
(c) Prentiss.
(d) Bowie.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What word is used to mean incompetence?

2. What type of business did Houston open in Arkansas?

3. Austin traveled to central Mexico to meet with the acting president of Mexico Gomez ____.

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

5. Houston's family came from which state?

(see the answer key)

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