5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Battle of Sabine Pass II
- Battle of Sabine Pass I
- John Reagan
- Battle of Galveston II
- Thomas Green
- a He was a Texas representative in the U.S. House of Representatives before and after the Civil War
- b He operated the only cannons in Sam Houston's Army during the Texas Revolution
- c Union gunboats won this battle on the Sabine River through superior range and accuracy of their cannon and mortars.
- d The Confederate forces captured 3 of the Union boats.
- e The Confederate gunners were able force back the Union flotilla sent to land at Fort Griffin and destroy it.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Galveston was first captured by Union forces in 1862 when the Confederate forces withdrew from the island during a 4 four day truce.
- He became known as the "Old Roman" who had sacrificed his political future for the good of the state of Texas
- This was the last battle of the Civil War and occurred after General Lee's surrender.
- The heroic actions of the 44 defenders of Fort Griffin caused Union actions in the area to cease for month.
- This U.S. Military Academy graduate's greatest feat was the recapture of Galveston from Union forces.
5 True/False Questions
Homestead Act → Passed in 1862, it gave 160 acres of public land to any settler who would farm the land for five years.
Battle of Palmito Ranch → This battle was a multicultural affair because it involved Native-American, African-American, Hispanic-American and Anglo-Americans.
Thomas Green → He was a Texas representative in the U.S. House of Representatives before and after the Civil War
Battle of Sabine Pass I → This battle resulted in a Union victory that enabled Union forces to make incursions into the interior of Texas and Louisiana.
John Bell Hood → He was a Texas representative in the U.S. House of Representatives before and after the Civil War