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History, Chapter 11, Section 2 And 3

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  • 1. 
    What was the major difference between the views of the pro-peace groups and the pro-war groups?
    • A. 

      Both groups agreed to attend the Consultation.

    • B. 

      Pro-war Groups wanted to restore the Constitution of 1824.

    • C. 

      Pro-peace groups supported the Mexican government.

    • D. 

      Pro-war groups wanted independence from Mexico.

  • 2. 
    Which statement BEST summarizes the Declaration of November 7, 1835?
    • A. 

      Texas would defend its independence at any cost.

    • B. 

      Texas would declare its independence if the Constitution was not restored.

    • C. 

      All U.S. settlers would leave Texas if Mexico did not grant its independence.

    • D. 

      Texas would no longer pay taxes to Mexico.

  • 3. 
    Why did the Texas commissioners travel to the United States?
    • A. 

      To petition Washington for diplomatic support?

    • B. 

      To encourage American Indians to fight for Texas.

    • C. 

      To recruit army volunteers and to raise money.

    • D. 

      To recruit settlers to come to Texas.

  • 4. 
    What position did Sam Houston take in the provisional government?
    • A. 

      Governor of Texas

    • B. 

      President of Texas

    • C. 

      Commander in Chief of the Army

    • D. 

      Congressman to Texas

  • 5. 
    Which was NOT one of the limitations Houston faced?
    • A. 

      He was not recognized in Texas as the true Commander in Chief of the Army.

    • B. 

      There was no regular army in Texas, just volunteers.

    • C. 

      He had no power to organize an army in Texas.

    • D. 

      He had no money to pay volunteers to fight for Texas.

  • 6. 
    What was the nature of the relationship between the Texas settlers and the Cherokee Indians during the Revolution?
    • A. 

      The Cherokee were hostile toward the settlers.

    • B. 

      The settlers forced the Cherokee to move out.

    • C. 

      The Cherokee agreed to remain neutral.

    • D. 

      The Cherokee sided with the Mexicans in the conflict.

  • 7. 
    What advantage did Jose de Urrea have over the Texas army when he attacked in February 1836?
    • A. 

      Davy Crockett fought on his side.

    • B. 

      The Texans were unprepared for a Mexican advance.

    • C. 

      He led nearly 60,000 soldiers into battle.

    • D. 

      The Texan army was suffering from an outbreak of yellow fever.

  • 8. 
    Which was NOT one of Bowie's reasons for believing the Alamo should be defended?
    • A. 

      The Texas troops were ill prepared to fight the Mexicans.

    • B. 

      Its defenses had been improved to provide protection from American Indian attacks.

    • C. 

      It was strategically located along the Old San Antonio Road.

    • D. 

      San Antonio would be one of the first locations the Mexican troops reached.

  • 9. 
    What did Santa Anna's red flag signify?
    • A. 

      Surrender immediately

    • B. 

      No survivors would be left

    • C. 

      Retreat to San Felipe de Austin

    • D. 

      Attack the enemy

  • 10. 
    "The Salvation of Texas depends in great measure on keeping Bexar (San Antonio) out of the hands of the enemy... Colonel Neill and myself have come to the solemn (serious) resolution that we will rather die in these ditches than give them up to the enemy." - James BowieAccording to the quotation above, how did James Bowie feel about defending San Antonio?
    • A. 

      He was afraid he would die in the ditches

    • B. 

      Bowie believed Texas would fall to the enemy

    • C. 

      He was willing to die trying to defend it

    • D. 

      Bowie did not believe Texas could be saved

  • 11. 
    All of the following were preparations made to defend the Alamo EXCEPT ---
    • A. 

      Strengthening plaza walls

    • B. 

      Building palisades

    • C. 

      Placing 21 cannons around the Alamo

    • D. 

      Increasing the number of volunteer troops to 1,000.