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Texas History- Chapter 12 Review 1
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  • Question 1
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    Severe drought made the Runaway Scrape more difficult for the Texans.

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    True

    False

    answer explanation

    flooding not drought

  • Question 2
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    The Texas government at Washington-on-the-Brazos named David Burnet as commander-in-chief of the Texas army in March of 1836.

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    True

    False

    answer explanation

    Same Houston not David Burnet

  • Question 3
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    Mirabeau Lamar commanded the Texas cavalry at the Battle of San Jacinto.

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    True

    False

  • Question 4
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    One of the Treaties of Velasco, signed after the Battle of San Jacinto, recognized Texas independence.

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    True

    False

  • Question 5
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    Martin Perfecto de Cós brought additional troops to the Mexican army just before the Battle of San Jacinto.

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    True

    False

  • Question 6
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    burned on Sam Houston’s order before he began his retreat

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    the plantation of Jared Groce

    Brazos River

    Gonzales

    Cincinnati

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    place where the Mexican army was prevented from crossing, so they turned south to capture the capita

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    Washington-on-the Brazos

    the plantation of Jared Groce

    Brazos River

    Gonzales

  • Question 8
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    city that donated “The Twin Sisters” to the Texan army

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    Washington-on-the Brazos

    the plantation of Jared Groce

    Gonzales

    Cincinnati

  • Question 9
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    meeting place of the convention that named Sam Houston commander of the Texan army

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    Washington-on-the Brazos

    the plantation of Jared Groce

    Brazos River

    Gonzales

  • Question 10
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    place where the Texan army trained for about two weeks in April 1836

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    Washington-on-the Brazos

    the plantation of Jared Groce

    Brazos River

    Gonzales

  • Question 11
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    When did the Battle of San Jacinto take place?

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    March 2, 1836

    March 6, 1836

    April 21, 1836

    May 14, 1836

  • Question 12
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    Why did Sam Houston order the Texan army to retreat in March of 1836?

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    The Texan army was untrained, undisciplined, and poorly supplied.

    The Texas government ordered him to retreat.

    Santa Anna’s victory over Houston at the Rio Grande forced the Texans to retreat.

    He believed Mexico was more likely to negotiate if the revolt was not quickly put down.

  • Question 13
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    “The enemy are laughing you to scorn.... You must retreat no farther. The country expects you to fight. The salvation of the country depends on your doing so.”—President David G. Burnet, quoted in Sam Houston, by James L. Hale

    To whom were David G. Burnet’s comments directed?

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    Moseley Baker

    Sam Houston

    Antonio López de Santa Anna

    Thomas Rusk

  • Question 14
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    Which of the following was a major reason for the Texan success at the Battle of San Jacinto?

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    Antonio López de Santa Anna failed to post sentries, or scouts.

    The Mexican army had no cavalry.

    The Texans had numerical superiority.

    The Mexicans were fighting on foreign soil.

  • Question 15
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    How did Sam Houston’s army change in the weeks between leaving Gonzales and reaching San Jacinto?

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    It gained experience from fighting many battles.

    It grew larger and was better trained.

    It became mainly a cavalry force.

    It gained men but did not have any cannons.

  • Question 16
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    Why didn’t Antonio López de Santa Anna worry when his officers warned him that the Mexican army had taken up a poor position before the Battle of San Jacinto?

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    He thought the position was perfect if the Texans attacked.

    He knew he had a huge numerical advantage.

    He did not trust his own officers.

    He did not think that the Texans would attack.

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