Sam Houston and the American Southwest Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

Randolph B. Campbell
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the name of the soldier Houston tried to recruit?
(a) Bowie.
(b) Davis.
(c) Austin.
(d) Fannin.

2. What Indian word did Houston use to mean "house?"
(a) Wigwam.
(b) Teepee.
(c) Lean-to.
(d) Shanty.

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

4. What was the capital of Texas at this time?
(a) San Antonio.
(b) Fort Worth.
(c) Dallas.
(d) Austin.

5. What was the position that Houston offered to the soldier?
(a) Secretary of State.
(b) Inspector General.
(c) Sergeant Major.
(d) General of the Infantry.

Short Answer Questions

1. In addition to the new president, the colonists also voted to support which of the following?

2. What subject did Houston want to study at a "proper" academy?

3. What was the name of the young woman Houston met while on this trip?

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

5. The militia planned to make a pillage run into which Mexican town/city?

(see the answer key)

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