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History of Texas: Quiz


Question 1: Within the next week, the settlers built mission San Antonio de Valero and a presidio, and chartered the municipality of San Antonio de Béxar, now ________, Texas.
Fort Worth, TexasAustin, TexasSan AntonioDallas

Question 2: However, the former Republic never fully paid off its debt until the ________.
Compromise of 1850Mexican CessionAmerican Civil WarTexas

Question 3: [132] The vice president, the Texan Lyndon Baines Johnson, sworn in as President on Air Force One in Dallas at ________.
Texas World War II Army AirfieldsDenton Municipal AirportDallas Love FieldHicks Airfield

Question 4: La Salle and his men searched overland for the Mississippi River, traveling as far west as the ________[17] and as far east as the Trinity River.
Willamette RiverHudson RiverMexico – United States borderRio Grande

Question 5: Texas lies at the juncture of two major cultural spheres of ________, the Southwestern and the Plains areals.
Pre-Columbian eraKennewick ManIndigenous Amerindian geneticsPaleo-Indians

Question 6: the civilizations of ________, centered south of Texas.
MesoamericaMesoamerican chronologyMaya civilizationTakalik Abaj

Question 7: The following year, the ________ pitted Spain against France, which immediately moved to take over Spanish interests in North America.
Battle of Glen ShielWar of the Spanish SuccessionBattle of Milazzo (1718)War of the Quadruple Alliance

Question 8: The first European to see Texas was Alonso Álvarez de Pineda, who led an expedition on behalf of the governor of ________, Francisco de Garay, in 1519.
JamaicaAntigua and BarbudaBarbadosGrenada

Question 9: After presenting their petition, courier Stephen F. Austin was jailed for the next two years in ________ on suspicion of treason.
São PauloMoscowMexico CityRio de Janeiro

Question 10: On March 30, 1870, although Texas did not meet all the requirements, the ________ restored Texas to the Union.
United States Senate111th United States CongressUnited States Congress110th United States Congress


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