Houston v. Lamar
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  • Question 1
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    Q. He is known as the “Father of Education in Texas” because of his efforts to set aside land for public schools and university and to finance public education. 
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    Lamar
  • Question 2
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    Q. He lived with the Cherokee at two different times during his life, and worked to maintain peaceful relations with the tribe. 
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    Lamar
  • Question 3
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    Q. He supported the annexation of Texas to the United States, an idea that was very popular with the people of Texas. 
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    Lamar
  • Question 4
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    Q. During his administration, the capital of Texas was moved to its current location in Austin. 
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    Lamar
  • Question 5
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    Q. He increased the Republic’s debt tremendously, by spending millions on the Indian wars and military expeditions to expand Texas’ borders.       
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    Houston
    Lamar
  • Question 6
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    Q. His experience includes congressman, senator and Governor of Tennessee, and commander of the Texan army during the revolution.  
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    Lamar
  • Question 7
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    Q. He created a currency called Redbacks, though it quickly shrank in value. 
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    Houston
    Lamar
  • Question 8
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    Q. He sent the Texas Rangers to help protect the western border from Native American attacks when peace agreements could not be reached. 
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    Lamar
  • Question 9
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    Q. During his administration, the Texans captured during the Meir Expedition had to draw black beans to determine who lived and who was executed.       
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    Lamar
  • Question 10
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    Q. His experience includes Secretary to the Governor of Georgia, cavalry commander at the Battle of San Jacinto, and Vice President of the Republic of Texas.
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    Lamar
  • Question 11
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    Q. He believed in a powerful, independent Texas that would extend to the Pacific Ocean. 
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    Lamar
  • Question 12
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    Q. He attempted negotiations with the Comanche that resulted in the Council House Fight, killing 35 Comanche and 7 Texans. 
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    Houston
    Lamar
  • Question 13
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    Q. He attempted to reduce the debt by creating various taxes and reducing government and military positions. 
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    Houston
    Lamar
  • Question 14
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    Q. Throughout his presidency, he spent nearly $2 million on the Indian Wars. 
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    Houston
    Lamar
  • Question 15
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    Q. He served as President of the Republic of Texas for two non-consecutive terms. 
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    Lamar
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