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Legends & Lies Quiz: David Crockett
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1. David Crockett was born and served as a state and U.S. representative in what state?
   Tennessee
   Alabama
   Texas
   Georgia
   Kentucky
2. What 1831 play helped to cement Crockett's legend in the public imagination?
   "The Lion in Winter"
   "The Lion of the West"
   "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe"
   "The Lion and the Bear"
   "Davy"
3. What is the name of the autobiography that Crockett wrote?
   The Lion of the West
   Life and Adventures of Colonel David Crockett of West Tennessee
   Sketches and Eccentricities of Colonel David Crockett of West Tennessee
   An Account of Colonel Crockett's Tour to the North and Down East
   A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett of the State of Tennessee
4. Crockett served as a scout during what war?
   War of Texas Independence
   War of Tennessee Valley
   Creek Indian War
   War of Florida
   War of Jackson
5. What is the name of the war waged in conjunction with the Creek Indian War?
   American Revolution
   War of 1812
   Battle of New Orleans
   War of Texas Independence
   Bear Flag Rebellion
6. Crockett served under what future president and future ideological foe?
   Martin Van Buren
   Sam Houston
   William Harrison
   George Washington
   Andrew Jackson
7. Crockett changed over to what political party in 1833?
   Democratic
   Republican
   Quaker
   Whig
   Fox
8. What quote is attributed to Crockett?
   "You may all go to hell and I will go to Texas"
   "I have said that Texas is a state of mind, but I think it is more than that."
   "I'd rather be a fencepost in Texas, than the king of Tennessee."
   "Texas is neither southern nor western. Texas is Texas"
   "Texas is a state of mind. Texas is an obsession. Above all, Texas is a nation in every sense of the
9. Crockett and Colonel William B. Travis disobeyed whose orders to withdraw from the Alamo?
   James Bowie
   Antonia Lopez De Santa Anna
   Sam Houston
   George Custer
   Gordon Jennings
10. David Crockett was killed where in 1836?
   San Antonio de Béxar
   Houston
   Austin
   Dallas
   Galveston



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