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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. Colonel Persifier returns to his cotton plantation in which state?
(a) Alabama.
(b) Mississippi.
(c) Georgia.
(d) Louisiana.

2. Which Texan becomes both Vice President and President of the United States?
(a) Richard Nixon.
(b) Lyndon Johnson.
(c) George McGovern.
(d) Hubert Humphrey.

3. Under President ___________________, a new Peace Policy regarding the Indians was implemented in 1869.
(a) Grant.
(b) Lincoln.
(c) Coolidge.
(d) Harding.

4. Captain George Reed is sent to erect a fort which is then named _______________________.
(a) Fort Reeves.
(b) Fort Grant.
(c) Fort George Reed.
(d) Fort Sam Garner.

5. A black man and Floyd Rusk go into the _____________ business together.
(a) Cattle.
(b) Cotton.
(c) Railroad.
(d) Oil.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is one of the Ku Klux Klan leaders in Larkin County?

2. The group that Otto now belongs to is called ____________________.

3. Who is the man who would take pregnant women across the border into the U.S. so their child would be born an American citizen?

4. The Rust settlement gives the remaining Comanches permission to hunt ________________.

5. Why does Beth Morrison have problems in school in Texas?

Short Essay Questions

1. Explain the situation of illegal alien Eloy Muzquiz and his attempts to immigrate to Texas.

2. What was the purpose of the Peace Policy instituted by President Polk in 1869?

3. What is Benito Garza's opinion of the Mexican War and why would he feel this way?

4. What role does slavery play in Texas prior to the Civil War?

5. What year is it in Chapter XII and what is the composition of Texas rural areas to city areas?

6. Why do so many people seem to move to Texas between 1928 and 1968? Who are two famous political men who came from Texas?

7. How does General Santa Anna deceive the U.S. government through a deal with the Polk administration?

8. How do Earnshaw and Emma go about building a town?

9. Why does the speaker at the Task Force meeting think that Texas was greatly influenced by the South?

10. How does Yancey come to own the ten thousand acres owned by the Garza women?

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