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 man was one of the leading forces in creating this act?
(a) Bowie.
(b) Houston.
(c) Austin.
(d) Jackson.

2. Which country owned Mexico in the 1820s?
(a) Mexico.
(b) U.S.
(c) Great Britain.
(d) Spain.

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

4. The Mexicans claimed that the true border between Texas and Mexico was the _______.
(a) Colorado River.
(b) Rio Grande.
(c) Grand Canyon.
(d) Blue Ridge Mountains.

5. How long did it take Houston to get his license?
(a) 9 months.
(b) 6 months.
(c) 3 months.
(d) 12 months.

Short Answer Questions

1. The volunteer militia, under the direction of Stephen Austin, took which city?

2. Burnet signed ___ treaties with Santa Anna.

3. The Law of April 6, 1830 prohibited which of the following?

4. In 1827, Houston campaigned for and won which office in the Tennessee government?

5. Houston decided to play the U.S. against _____ in order to make both sides want to take over Texas.

(see the answer key)

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