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

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

3. What was the first name of Houston's father?
(a) Samuel.
(b) Roger.
(c) Andrew.
(d) Benjamin.

4. What item did Houston begin to carry with him in town?
(a) Bow and arrow.
(b) Bayonet.
(c) Dueling pistol.
(d) Hickory cane.

5. People tried to smuggle documents from Austin to Houston which created what was known as the _______ War.
(a) Office.
(b) Archives.
(c) Paperwork.
(d) Documents.

Short Answer Questions

1. Houston was ____ years older than his wife.

2. In which state did Sam Houston live as a child?

3. Houston started a plantation at which site?

4. What was the name of the soldier Houston tried to recruit?

5. What were issued to some of the more hot-headed soldiers in the army?

(see the answer key)

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