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Chapter Exam



This activity contains 25 questions.

Question 1.
The first inhabitants of Texas were the

 
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Question 2.
Which group of Native Americans provided the basic framework for subsequent settlers in Texas through farming, trading, and trotline fishing?

 
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Question 3.
Which Native American tribe fought long and hard against the Texas settlers, often with a tactical edge because of their weapons and mobility?

 
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Question 4.
Texas has more of what minority in elected offices than any other state?

 
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Question 5.
The Texas population experienced an influx of Southerners after what event happened?

 
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Question 6.
Since the 1940s, the majority of Texans have lived in

 
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Question 7.
The Texas Creed includes all but which of the following ideals?

 
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Question 8.
Between 1830 and 1870 when Texas was a frontier state, the citizens of Texas faced all but which of the following problems?

 
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Question 9.
Which group views the Alamo as a symbol of rugged individualism on the frontier and the need to defend liberty?

 
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Question 10.
The historical concept of equality, which developed in Texas in the nineteenth century, reflected a society based on land ownership and afforded equality to

 
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Question 11.
Which group in Texas values government intervention to promote equality and establish or maintain an ordered liberty?

 
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Question 12.
The export of what commodity helped established Galveston as a major port?

 
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Question 13.
The first real economy in Texas was created by

 
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Question 14.
All but which of the following accounted for 66% of Texas' exports in 2000?

 
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Question 15.
Texas ranks where amongst the states in terms of the number of high school graduates?

 
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Question 16.
Native Americans constitute a small percentage of Texas's population.

   
 
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Question 17.
By 2003, Hispanics had achieved considerable political clout in Texas.

   
 
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Question 18.
In 1860 there were 13 Texas counties with an African American majority, by 1980 there were none.

   
 
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Question 19.
The term Anglos is used to refer to non-Hispanic whites.

   
 
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Question 20.
One in four Texas children under the age of five lives in poverty.

   
 
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Question 21.
The frontier era in Texas proved important to the development of equality.

   
 
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Question 22.
When Davy Crockett took his oath as a Texas citizen he changed the wording of the oath, swearing to uphold the Texas government only so long as it was a republican government.

   
 
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Question 23.
American conservatism believes that humans are selfish by nature.

   
 
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Question 24.
Cotton, cattle, and petroleum were important sectors of Texas’s early economy.

   
 
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Question 25.
Unprecedented economic growth in Texas has lessened the gap between the rich and the poor.

   
 
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