social studies

posted by .

is it true or false that sam houston cut government jobs and salaries

  • social studies -

    This is very misleading, to the point of being deceptive.

    In the late 1830's, the main threat and enemy in Texas was the Commanches, with which Sam Houston negioated a peace treaty. After that treaty, Houston greatly reduced the funding for the "fighting forces" then under Texas rule(
    rangers) and local state funded "deputized" rangers. The were almost disbaned. In the last of his term, they were disbanded.
    So did he cut government jobs? Yes. Did he cut salaries? yes.
    How many rangers were there? at the peak during that time it was 150. In 1845 it went to zero. Is that a great significant cut in government jobs?

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Social Studies

    Is this true or false: The radio business and the record business are interdependent; they have strong ties between them. i think its true and also is this true or false Radio programming can derive from locally produced, syndicated …
  2. 5th grade

    1. Why do many boys like to read stories about Davy Crockett?
  3. social studies

    I messed up on my other social studies question. i ment to ask if the BUILDER of the taj mahal had his hands cut off by emperor shah jahan. Is this true?

    1)West Virginia has to honor a marriage that was granted in Indiana. A) True B) False 2)The National Government expects the money States receive from grants-in-aid programs to be used for certain items that it approves. A) True B) …

    1)Our federal bureaucracy takes care of the day-to-day business of our government. A) True B) False 2)There are 3 main elements of bureaucracy, which include a hierarchical structure with the president at the top, allowing for most …
  6. History

    The Magna Carta laid the foundation for a written social contract between the government and the people. True* False It protected the rights and property of all those considered to be free men. True * False It limited the king's power …
  7. Social Studies

    #1. Who was the backwoodsman who lost his life at the Alamo?
  8. Social studies

    I need Sam Houston and Mirabeau Lamar -background -problems each of them faced -Native American -military spending -annexation I want them to be separate like contrast
  9. Social Studies

    Officials whose jobs are not provided for in the constitution but are required by law are known as____ a constitutional officers b secretaries of state c deputies-**** d statutory officers True or False: The state Supreme Court is …
  10. Social studies

    pollution in the Houston Ship Channel became so bad test showed no oxygen in the water. True*** False Thanks to anyone who helps out.

More Similar Questions