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. Houston learned that Lamar had reneged on turning over promised _____.
(a) Land.
(b) Food.
(c) Funds.
(d) Jobs.

2. Where Houston's main supporter die in a freak accident?
(a) In his car.
(b) At his home.
(c) In an Indian raid.
(d) Aboard a warship.

3. In 1829, Houston became a member of which group?
(a) Governors Association.
(b) Sierra Club.
(c) Bar Association.
(d) Cherokee.

4. Who took the man's place as the new Secretary of State?
(a) Calhoun.
(b) Prentiss.
(c) Trimble.
(d) Austin.

5. Houston's family came from which state?
(a) Pennsylvania.
(b) Tennessee.
(c) Virginia.
(d) Texas.

Short Answer Questions

1. What derogatory nickname was given to Houston by the Cherokee?

2. Who lived fairly close to Houston at this time?

3. In what year was Andrew Jackson elected President?

4. What was the cause of death?

5. Who was responsible for starting a skirmish with the Indian allies?

(see the answer key)

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