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. Which one of Houston's allies was elected as president after Houston's term ended?
(a) Polk.
(b) Calhoun.
(c) Jones.
(d) Clay.

2. Sam Houston became friends with _____, a future president.
(a) Abraham Lincoln.
(b) John Quincy Adams.
(c) Andrew Jackson.
(d) Thomas Jefferson.

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

4. Who was the governor of Texas during this time period?
(a) Austin.
(b) Smith.
(c) Houston.
(d) Bowie.

5. Houston came from a family of nine children. What was Houston's number in the order of birth?
(a) 5.
(b) 1.
(c) 2.
(d) 6.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which Revolution took place in Texas in 1826?

2. What major exam did Houston pass with the help of his mentor?

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

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

5. Which man was one of the leading forces in creating this act?

(see the answer key)

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