Texas History Unit 6B Question Preview (ID: 34827)

The Republic Of Texas.

What was Lamar's policy toward Native Texans?
a) Negotiate treaties with them
b) felt they should be pushed off the land
c) Opposed the policy of placing them on reservations
d) wanted to help preserve their culture

Who was the first president of the Republic of Texas?
a) Lamar
b) Houston
c) Burnet
d) De Zavala

Why was the U.S. Hesitant to annex Texas as a state?
a) Mexico refused to to recognize Texas as independent and slavery disputes
b) slavery disputs and conflicts with Native Americans
c) Texas was not independent and had no written constitution
d) U.S. did not recognize Texas as independent and conflicts with Native Americans

When Sam Houston was elected president in 1841, what were some of the problems he faced?
a) Mexican invasion and U.S. Annexation
b) Slavery disputes and conflicts with Native Americans
c) slavery disputes and debt
d) debt and conflicts with Native Americans

Who was the Cherokee leader that fought and died trying to keep his people's land from President Lamar's troop?
a) Chief Running Bull
b) Chief Kicking Bird
c) Chief Bowles
d) Chief Parker

How did the Republic of Texas provide religious freedom for it's citizens?
a) no longer had to attend regular church service
b) everyone had to join the Angelican church
c) allowed only one church service a month
d) no longer had to be part of the Catholic church

Why is 1845 significant in Texas History
a) Texas won the Battle of the Alamo
b) Sam Houston was elected President of the Republic
c) Texas was annexed by the U.S.
d) The Spanish government gave up all rights to Texas

Anson Jones was leader during the--
a) Battle of Gonzales
b) annexation of Texas
c) early settlement of Texas
d) signing of the Teaties of Velasco

A major focus of Houston's administration in the newly formed Republic of Texas was--
a) writing the constitution
b) planning annexation by the U.S.
c) paying debts from the fighting the revolution
d) resettling Texans away from the border of Mexico

Sam Houston was against building a Navy because--
a) drain on Texas' finances
b) anger the U.S.
c) heighten tensions with Mexico
d) curb trade on the Caribbean Sea

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