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Randolph B. Campbell
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What other Southern party objected to the person elected as president?
(a) Unionist.
(b) Freedom.
(c) Labor.
(d) Green.

2. Despite Houston's efforts to quash another expedition, Lamar wanted to send an expedition to _____.
(a) Santa Fe.
(b) Indianola.
(c) Texarkana.
(d) Velasco.

3. Houston started a plantation at which site?
(a) San Antonio.
(b) Sabine City.
(c) Galveston.
(d) Raven's Hill.

4. The Texas congress voted in a person to take over Houston's seat in which entity?
(a) Senate.
(b) Governor.
(c) Congress.
(d) Inspector General.

5. Who served as the Secretary of State in that administration?
(a) Bertrand.
(b) Smith.
(c) Upshur.
(d) Ewing.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the word used for people that are willing to take almost any action to support their party?

2. What was the cause of death?

3. What was the name of the land development with which Houston was involved?

4. A town was created in honor of the new president. What was the name of the town?

5. Houston lamented the disappearance of many of the policies put into place by _____.

Short Essay Questions

1. An election was called. Who were the running mates? How was Houston involved? Who won the race?

2. Why was Houston against the Act in principle?

3. Discuss Houston's final act in the political arena.

4. Sensing that secession was inevitable, Houston took steps to prevent war. What were some of Houston's efforts?

5. Discuss Santa Anna's invasion of San Antonio. What step did Congress take next?

6. Discuss at least one of the main issues faced by Houston after he was elected to the Senate.

7. When and how did Houston make his return to the political limelight?

8. Examine some of the issues that made Houston unpopular with the Texans. What was one of Houston's policies on which he would not budge?

9. Discuss at least two items mentioned in Houston's inaugural speech.

10. Which policies of Houston's would further alienate his constituents and make him unpopular in Texas?

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