Texas History Exam 2

Question 1 of 40

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During Houston's Administration who was a part of his cabinet?

Select one of the following:

  • Stephen F. Austin

  • Lamar

  • Bonepart

Question 2 of 40

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Who took Mexico City?

Select one of the following:

  • Winfield Scott

  • Zachary Taylor

  • George Fisher

Question 3 of 40

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Herman Laymen changed from the Apaches to the Comanches

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 40

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Who supported the war faction for immediate independence from Mexico?

Select one of the following:

  • Sam Houston

  • Henry Smith

  • Davey Crocket

Question 5 of 40

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Under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, what land did the US receive?

Select one of the following:

  • Texas

  • Northern Mexico

  • California and New Mexico

Question 6 of 40

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Which option was NOT an anglo punishment?

Select one of the following:

  • 10-Life for inciting rebellion?

  • 5-15 years for harboring a runaway

  • Wiping for improper language in front of a free white woman

Question 7 of 40

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During the Republic of Texas' Second general election (1838) how man Pro-Houston candidates died

Select one of the following:

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 5

Question 8 of 40

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Who was Houston's first Vice President?

Select one of the following:

  • Stephen F. Austin

  • Robert Wilson

  • Henry Smith

  • None of the above

Question 9 of 40

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How many hours a day did a slave work in the summer?

Select one of the following:

  • 10

  • 11

  • 12

  • 13

Question 10 of 40

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Who was Joel Arseno?

Select one of the following:

  • Houston's brother

  • A Texas Officer

  • The First US Embasador

  • A Texas rancher

Question 11 of 40

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The Treaty of Valesco was created on what day?

Select one of the following:

  • May 14, 1836

  • June 19, 1839

  • December 12, 1836

  • None of the above

Question 12 of 40

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Who was the former Tennessee Governor that served in the Alamo?

Select one of the following:

  • Sam Houston

  • Davey Croket

  • William Travis

  • Daniel Boone

Question 13 of 40

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Houston sent Santa Anna to negotiate annexation to the US with Andrew Jackson

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 14 of 40

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Houston's "Runaway Scrape" was widely supported by most Texans.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 15 of 40

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Who was the final President of the Republic of Texas

Select one of the following:

  • Anson Jones

  • Sam Houston

  • Mirabeau Bonaparte Lamar aka Lamar

  • Robert Wilson

Question 16 of 40

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Who did Sam Houston send to the Rio Grande with 700 men to invade Mexico if there was a reasonable chance?

Select one of the following:

  • Zachary Taylor

  • Alexander Somervell

  • Adrian Woll

  • The Texas Rangers

Question 17 of 40

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Which was NOT a legacy of the Mexican-American war

Select one of the following:

  • Junior Officers became major Generals in the Civil War

  • Pictures were made/Taken

  • There was a surge of National Pride

  • Amphibious Military Operations

Question 18 of 40

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What was one of Lamar's policies as President of Texas?

Select one of the following:

  • Land grants for education

  • Be annexed by the USA

  • Befriend the Natives in Texas

  • Establish the Texas Rangers

Question 19 of 40

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At what age were the children of slaves allowed to work in the fields?

Select one of the following:

  • 10

  • 11

  • 12

  • 13

Question 20 of 40

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Who is considered to be the only man from Texas

Select one of the following:

  • Sam Houston

  • Stephen F. Austin

  • George Fisher

  • Lamar

Question 21 of 40

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This Revolt was put down by Santa Anna and Ancinte Berarrio.

Select one of the following:

  • Goliad Revolt

  • Bravios Revolt

  • Gonzales Revolt

  • San Antonio Revolt

Question 22 of 40

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The 1830 Colonization law was based on a report by by this man

Select one of the following:

  • Santa Anna

  • Manuel de Teran

  • De Vaca

  • Stephen F. Austin

Question 23 of 40

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Following a commission of a new garrison in Anahuac (1830) this gentleman became a customs official

Select one of the following:

  • George Fisher

  • Stephen F. Austin

  • William Travis

  • Zachary Taylor

Question 24 of 40

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This treaty, agreed in 1848, ended the war against Mexico

Select one of the following:

  • Treaty of Paris

  • Treaty of Versailles

  • The Mexican Agreement

  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

Question 25 of 40

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This law included a larger military

Select one of the following:

  • Colonization Law of 1830

  • Guadalupe Law of 1827

  • The Edict of Santa Anna 1830

  • The Austin Law

Question 26 of 40

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This resolution was written following William Travis and Patrick Jack in Anahuac

Select one of the following:

  • The Travis-Jack Resolutions

  • The Anahuac Resolutions

  • The Turtle Bayou Resolutions

  • The Runaway Slave Resolutions

Question 27 of 40

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This Gentleman was imprisoned for Sedition by the Mexican Government in 1834

Select one of the following:

  • Sam Houston

  • George Fisher

  • Stephen F. Austin

  • William Travis

Question 28 of 40

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George Collinsworth and Ben Milam captured which town for its arson of weapons (1835)

Select one of the following:

  • Gonzales

  • Nacogdoches

  • Goliad

  • Matamoros

Question 29 of 40

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Consultation of 1835, This gentleman was elected governor of Texas

Select one of the following:

  • Sam Houston

  • Lamar

  • Henry Smith

  • Stephen F. Austin

Question 30 of 40

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The provisional government authorized an attack on which town?

Select one of the following:

  • Nacogdoches

  • Goliad

  • Matamoros

  • Gonzales

Question 31 of 40

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In the Alamo, this gentleman wrote an appeal for help

Select one of the following:

  • William Travis

  • Daniel Boone

  • Davey Crocket

  • Sam Houston

Question 32 of 40

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In this battle, Fannin and his men were captured and returned to Goliad

Select one of the following:

  • Vera Cruz

  • Coleto Prarie

  • Corpus Christi

  • San Patricio

Question 33 of 40

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When the ad interim government was formed this man became the ad interim president

Select one of the following:

  • Sam Houston

  • Stephen F. Austin

  • David G. Burnet

  • Lamar

Question 34 of 40

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According to legend this woman was called "The Yellow Rose of Texas"

Select one of the following:

  • Emily Morgan (West)

  • Jane Herbert Wilkinson Long

  • Emily Johnson (East)

  • Emily Smith (West)

Question 35 of 40

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Fill the blank space to complete the text.

During Sam Houston's 1st presidency, he disbands the army saying militia and could handle civil disputes

Question 36 of 40

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Fill the blank space to complete the text.

During Lamar's presidency he moves the Capitol to

Question 37 of 40

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At this battle, Mexican General Adrian Woll was repulsed by the Texans

Select one of the following:

  • Battle of Matamoros

  • Somervell Expidition

  • Battle of Salado Creek

  • Battle of San Jacinto

Question 38 of 40

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When Texas was annexed in 1845 this gentleman was president

Select one of the following:

  • Sam Houston

  • Lamar

  • Anson Jones

  • Henry Smith

Question 39 of 40

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In June 1845 Polk sent this US General to Corpus Christi

Select one of the following:

  • Ulysses S. Grant

  • Zachary "Rough and Ready" Taylor

  • Grant Lee

  • Alexander Somervell

Question 40 of 40

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Who was the author of Captured?

Select one of the following:

  • Scott Zech

  • Cabeza De Vaca

  • Dr. McInnis

  • Madison Racicot

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