The Republic of Texas
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Manifest Destiny refers to:

    answer choices

    War with Mexico

    The expansion of slavery

    America's territorial expansion

    Texas independence from Mexico

  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Annexation is:

    answer choices

    The process of one country taking over all or part of another country

    The process of one state leaving a country

    America's plan to reach from the Atlantic to the Pacific

    Always a hostile takeover of someone else's land

  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Foreign policy is:

    answer choices

    A government's plan to deal with issues INSIDE a country

    A government's plan to deal with issues OUTSIDE a country

  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Domestic policy is:

    answer choices

    A government's plan to deal with issues INSIDE a country

    A government's plan to deal with issues OUTSIDE a country

  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q.

    An example of a FOREIGN POLICY is:

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    Houston's plan to make peace with the natives

    Lamar's plan to remove the natives

    Houston's plan to reduce the size of the army

    Houston's plan to ignore all of Mexico's attacks

  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q.

    An example of a DOMESTIC POLICY is:

    answer choices

    Lamar's plan to offer Mexico $5 million to leave the RoT alone

    Houston's negotiations with America for annexation

    Lamar's plan to expand the RoT to the west

    Lamar's plan to remove all natives from RoT

  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Based ONLY on the following quote, "I am aware that in presenting myself as the advocate of the Indians and their rights, I shall stand very much alone," what is the BEST word to describe Houston's Indian policy?

    answer choices

    Popular

    Aggressive

    Supportive

    Unpopular

  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Why was Sam Houston most likely elected President of the RoT instead of SFA or Lamar?

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    SFA didn't fight in the Revolution

    Lamar was unknown in Texas

    Sam Houston was a war hero

    Most people believed SFA was a coward

  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q.

    An example of public lands:

    answer choices

    Grocery store

    National park

    A person's home

    A neighborhood park

  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is NOT a reason that the US denied annexation to the US:

    answer choices

    Large public debt

    It would unbalance slave and free states in the US

    America was no longer interested in Manifest Destiny

    It would cause a war with Mexico

  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which President would have said the following: "The white man and the red man can not dwell in harmony together as nature forbids it."

    answer choices

    Sam Houston

    Mirabeau Lamar

  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following positions would be included in a President's cabinet?

    answer choices

    Governor

    Secretary of State

    Soldier

    Senator

  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Money that a government collects is called:

    answer choices

    Public debt

    Revenue

    Joint Resolution

    Domestic Policy

  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Houston moved the capital to:

    answer choices

    Waterloo

    Austin

    Washington on the Brazos

    Houston

  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Houston's foreign policy for dealing with Mexico was to:

    answer choices

    avoid/ignore all conflicts

    send an army to the border to keep Mexico out

    ask the American army to help

    negotiate with Santa Anna for peace

  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Lamar was against annexation by the US because:

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    He believed the RoT would become a great empire

    He was angry at America for not helping more in the Texas Revolution

  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Lamar moved the capital to Waterloo (Austin) because:

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    it was more central and he hoped to grow the RoT west

    To make Sam Houston mad

    to be closer to the natives to fight and remove them from the RoT

    to honor SFA

  • Question 18
    60 seconds
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    Which President of the RoT increased the size of the army and created a navy?

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    Houston

    Lamar

  • Question 19
    60 seconds
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    Which President increased taxes, cut government spending and got rid of the army?

    answer choices

    Houston

    Lamar

  • Question 20
    60 seconds
    Q.

    I will study for my Social Studies quiz tonight!:)

    answer choices

    TRUE :)

    FALSE :(

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