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. Who was the representative of the "Peace Party?"
(a) Edwards.
(b) Wharton.
(c) Smith.
(d) James.

2. One of the grievances Houston would address was the fact that the government wanted to pay the Indians in paper money rather than:
(a) Land.
(b) Silver.
(c) Freedom.
(d) Gold.

3. In addition to the new president, the colonists also voted to support which of the following?
(a) Consultation.
(b) Compromise.
(c) Foreign policy.
(d) Annexation.

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

5. What type of businesses did Houston put into place after assuming the presidency?
(a) Newspapers.
(b) Trading posts.
(c) Law offices.
(d) Tax offices.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where did Houston go to meet up with old friends?

2. What important position was held by John Calhoun?

3. Which of the following left the expedition to return to the fort?

4. What was the name of Jackson's wife?

5. What was Houston's drink of choice?

(see the answer key)

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