Sam Houston Book Quiz Study Guide (2)

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Study Guide for Sam Houston and the American Southwest Book Quiz These questions are very similar to the ones that will be on the quiz. I have included the page numbers and chapters for most of the questions so you can look them up. I would encourage you to read the entire book and not bits and pieces. This will increase you understanding the book. 1. What was the nickname given to Sam Houston by some Cherokee and why? (Editor’s Preface) 2. What kind of wounds did Houston receive during the Battle of Horseshoe Bend? (Pages 1-10) 3. Before arriving in Texas, Houston served as a subagent for removing which Indian group from their lands to the west? (Pages 1-10) 4. What prompted Houston into coming to Texas? (Pages 30-40) 5. This treaty established a boundary between the territory (Louisiana Purchase) acquired by the U.S. and Texas. (Pages 33-43) 6. Who is considered to be the first Anglo to be contracted to bring people into Texas for the purpose of colonization? (Pages 40-49) 1
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7. What event jeopardized the colonization efforts of Austin into Texas? (Pages 40-50) 8. What were Houston’s views about Mexican citizens upon his arrival into Texas? (Pages 40- 50) 9. How did most Mexican leaders come to see Anglo immigrants? (Pages 40-49) 10. The Fredonian Rebellion, which broke out in Nacogdoches in 1825, was launched by? (Pages 41-50) 11. What problems did the Edwards brothers have that prompted them to take up arms and call for independence in east Texas? (Pages 41-50) 12. What was the response by most Anglo Texans to the Fredonian Revolt? (Pages 41-50) 13. What did the Fredonian Rebellion mean for Mexican authorities? (Pages 41-50) 2
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14. Faced with alarming threats, which law did the Mexican government launch as a way to limit
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2012 for the course HIST HIST 105: taught by Professor Esperza during the Fall '10 term at Texas A&M.

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