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

Randolph B. Campbell
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What famous act was passed in 1825 by the Mexican government?
(a) Transportation Act.
(b) Colonization Act.
(c) Immmigration Act.
(d) Annexation Act.

2. What government office was created at that time?
(a) Treasury Department.
(b) Department of Peace.
(c) Bureau of Indian Affairs.
(d) General Land Office.

3. In 1827, Houston campaigned for and won which office in the Tennessee government?
(a) Attorney General.
(b) Governor.
(c) Secretary of the Treasury.
(d) Secretary of State.

4. The militia left a small group of soldiers at which fort?
(a) Fort Erie.
(b) Fort Sumter.
(c) Alamo.
(d) Rio Grande.

5. Who questioned Houston's loyalties?
(a) Jackson.
(b) Margaret.
(c) Austin.
(d) Cherokee.

Short Answer Questions

1. The Texas Admission Act was passed in which year?

2. Who served as Texas' minister to Washington?

3. Houston was eager to right some of the wrongs created under _____.

4. What did Houston request of the U.S. government?

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

(see the answer key)

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