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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Yancey Quimper acquires control of which type of business?

2. Ransom Rusk's lawn is torn up by which animals?

3. Who becomes the first president of Texas?

4. Who was the U.S. Border Patrol agent who caught the man illegally crossing the border in 1961?

5. Which states does President Polk want to buy from Mexico to add them to the union?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

What positions, other than wife and mother, did most Texas prairie women hold? What was expected of a prairie woman by others? What expectations did she place on herself? Explain.

Essay Topic 2

Who was your favorite fictional character in the book? Why? Who was your favorite nonfiction person in the book? Why?

Essay Topic 3

Explain the influx of immigrants to the Texas frontier. For what reasons did they leave their homes? What special challenges did they experience in homesteading in Texas that Americans did not experience? How readily accepted were the immigrants by the established settlers in Texas?

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