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

Randolph B. Campbell
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the name of the woman with whom Houston had a secret relationship?
(a) Carmichael.
(b) Carter.
(c) Campbell.
(d) Cartwright.

2. Who was the man that was Speaker of the House and later appointed as the Secretary of State?
(a) Jackson.
(b) Houston.
(c) Clay.
(d) Monroe.

3. What major exam did Houston pass with the help of his mentor?
(a) Federal agent application exam.
(b) Bar.
(c) Medical licensing.
(d) LSAT.

4. In what year did Houston make another bid for the governorship of Texas?
(a) 1855.
(b) 1861.
(c) 1858.
(d) 1857.

5. What did Houston request of the U.S. government?
(a) Relief from taxation.
(b) Nation status.
(c) Money.
(d) Land.

Short Answer Questions

1. Houston was unforgiving because the man had wounded his _____.

2. Where was the plantation located?

3. In 1840 Houston went to ______ to claim his bride.

4. Houston was asked to meet with the leader of which tribe?

5. One of the grievances Houston would address was the fact that the government wanted to pay the Indians in paper money rather than:

(see the answer key)

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