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Jim Hogg: Quiz


Question 1: Hogg appointed the three members, with U.S. Senator John H. Reagan, creator of the ________, as chairman.
Union Pacific RailroadCanadian Pacific RailwayInterstate Commerce CommissionCanadian National Railway

Question 2: In 1894, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller's ________ and its Texas subsidiary, the Waters-Pierce Oil Company of Missouri.
ExxonMobilStandard OilHenry Huttleston RogersRoyal Dutch Shell

Question 3: [1][2] During the Civil War, his father served as a major general in the ________.
Union ArmyChattanooga CampaignBraxton BraggConfederate States Army

Question 4: [5]Hogg also named his old friend, ________, to succeed Samuel A.
MississippiCaptain Bill McDonaldTexasAustin, Texas

Question 5: In 1873, Hogg was named ________ at Quitman.
Justice of the peaceSolicitorMagistrates' CourtJudicial Committee of the Privy Council

Question 6: In 1867, Hogg walked from ________ to Cleburne, where he found a job with the Cleburne Chronicle.
DallasNortheast TexasEast TexasAustin, Texas

Question 7: He spoke on behalf of William Jennings Bryan in ________ in 1896 and 1900.
Herbert H. LehmanTammany HallAl SmithFranklin D. Roosevelt

Question 8: Although encouraged to run for a seat in the ________, Hogg declined and practiced law in Tyler.
110th United States Congress111th United States CongressUnited States CongressUnited States Senate

Question 9: With the support of farmers, ranchers, and small merchants, Hogg won the election for ________ in 1890.
Austin, TexasIndex of Texas-related articlesList of Governors of TexasList of people from Texas

Question 10: Voters defeated the proposals to charter state banks and to provide a ________ for indigent Confederate veterans, but approved the amendment to allow for public election of the railroad commissioners.
InsuranceFinancial adviserPensionDefined benefit pension plan


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