Texas War Of Independence

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Texas War Of Independence - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was the name of the treaty that offered Texas independence from Mexico?

    • A.

      Velasco

    • B.

      Guadelupe-Hildago

    • C.

      Versaille

    • D.

      Texas Independence

    Correct Answer
    A. Velasco
    Explanation
    The treaty that offered Texas independence from Mexico was called the Velasco.

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  • 2. 

    Who lead the Texan army?

    • A.

      Davy Crockett

    • B.

      Santa Anna

    • C.

      Sam Houston

    • D.

      Jim Bowie

    Correct Answer
    C. Sam Houston
    Explanation
    Sam Houston led the Texan army. He was a key figure in the Texas Revolution and served as the commander-in-chief of the Texan forces during the Battle of San Jacinto, where they achieved a decisive victory over the Mexican army led by General Santa Anna. Houston's leadership and strategic skills played a crucial role in securing Texan independence from Mexico.

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  • 3. 

    Who led the Mexican army?

    • A.

      Davy Crockett

    • B.

      Santa Anna

    • C.

      Sam Houston

    • D.

      Jim Bowie

    Correct Answer
    B. Santa Anna
    Explanation
    Santa Anna led the Mexican army.

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  • 4. 

    The Mexican army was finally defeated at which battle?

    • A.

      Seige of Bexar

    • B.

      Battle of Concepcion

    • C.

      Battle of Goliad

    • D.

      Battle of San Jacinto

    Correct Answer
    D. Battle of San Jacinto
    Explanation
    The Battle of San Jacinto is the correct answer because it was the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution, where the Mexican army under General Santa Anna was defeated by the Texian army led by General Sam Houston. This battle took place on April 21, 1836, near the present-day city of Houston, Texas. The Texians launched a surprise attack on the Mexican camp, capturing Santa Anna and forcing him to sign the Treaties of Velasco, which recognized the independence of the Republic of Texas.

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  • 5. 

    In which battle did the Mexican general execute 400 Texan prisoners?

    • A.

      Seige of Bexar

    • B.

      Battle of Concepcion

    • C.

      Battle of Goliad

    • D.

      Battle of San Jacinto

    Correct Answer
    C. Battle of Goliad
    Explanation
    The Battle of Goliad is the correct answer because it was during this battle that the Mexican general, Santa Anna, executed approximately 400 Texan prisoners. The prisoners were captured after the battle and were executed on Santa Anna's orders, which became known as the Goliad Massacre. This event was a significant factor in escalating tensions between Mexico and Texas during the Texas Revolution.

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