TITLE

SAM HOUSTON

AUTHOR(S)
Curtis, Gregory
PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
American History;Feb2013, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
The article presents a biographical sketch of Texas politician Sam Houston. It discusses his living with tribes of Cherokee Indians during his teenage years, highlights his service in the War of 1812, and discusses his brief tenure as Governor of Tennessee and his time as a U.S. senator from Texas. It also mentions his leadership in the Texas Revolution, chronicles his service as president of the Lone Star Republic, and highlights his opposition to Texas' joining in the Confederate States of America.
ACCESSION #
83714317

 

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