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Stephen F. Austin
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Martin de León
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PAGE TWO: MOSES AUSTIN

Moses Austin
Texas A&M University




Use the following resources to answer the questions below:

  1. Where was Moses Austin born?
    • A.    Connecticut.
      B.    Missouri.
      C.    Texas.
      D.    Virginia.
      E.    None of the Above.

  2. Which of the following historic events occurred during Moses Austin's lifetime?
    • A.    American Revolution.
      B.    American Civil War.
      C.    World War I.
      D.    All of the Above.
      E.    B & C Above Only.

  3. Which American industry did Moses Austin found?
    • A.    Dry goods industry.
      B.    Lead industry.
      C.    Steel industry.
      D.    All of the Above.
      E.    A & B Above Only.

  4. In which states did Moses Austin operate mines?
    • A.    Connecticut.
      B.    Missouri.
      C.    Texas.
      D.    Virginia.
      E.    B & D Above.

  5. How did Moses Austin lose his money?
    • A.    Bank failure.
      B.    Land grant.
      C.    Mine collapse.
      D.    All of the Above.
      E.    A & B Above Only.

  6. Why is Moses Austin an important figure in Texas history?
    • A.    He developed the mining industry in Texas.
      B.    He devised a plan to colonize Spanish-controlled Texas with Anglo settlers.
      C.    He defeated the Mexicans and established the Republic of Texas.
      D.    All of the Above.
      E.    None of the Above.

  7. Why did Moses Austin not finish what he started in Texas?
    • A.    He ran out of money.
      B.    He moved to Missouri.
      C.    He died.
      D.    A & C Above.
      E.    None of the Above.

  8. Who carried out Moses Austin's work in Texas?
    • A.    His wife Mary Brown Austin.
      B.    His brother Stephen Austin.
      C.    Empresario Martin de León.
      D.    All of the Above.
      E.    None of the Above.



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Stephen F. Austin
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Martin de León

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This TLC Quest last edited 08/19/2011
This TLC Quest last revised 07/16/2009
This TLC Quest created 01/05/2009