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The Jazz Age

Cultural Climate of the 1920’s and 1930’s


Read each question carefully!

Click on the best answer.

The screen will let you know if your answer is correct or incorrect.

Click on the black arrow for the next question. Good luck!


Which of the following musicians is known for playing jazz music on the trumpet?

A Bessie Smith

B Aaron Copland

C Louis Armstrong

D George Gershwin


Yes!


Sorry!

Louis Armstrong played the trumpet and was known for jazz music during the Harlem Renaissance.


What artist was known for urban scenes and later scenes of the Southwest?

A Jacob Lawrence

B Georgia O’Keefe

C Aaron Copland

D John Steinbeck


Yes!


Sorry!

Georgia O’Keefe painted urban scenes and later Southwest scenes.


Aaron Copland was known for-

A playing jazz music

B painting pictures of the Great Migration

C writing poetry

D composing uniquely American music


Yes!


Sorry!

Aaron Copland was a composer of uniquely American music during the 1920’s.


How did the Harlem Renaissance impact American life?

A It revealed the freshness and variety of African American culture.

B It revealed problems with child labor.

C It revealed the availability of jobs in the cities.

D It revealed new inventions being created in cities.


Yes! You are a star!


Sorry!

The Harlem Renaissance revealed the freshness and variety of African American culture.


Which of the following novelist wrote about the Jazz Age of the 1920’s?

A John Lawrence

B John Steinbeck

C F. Scott Fitzgerald

D Aaron Copland


Yes!


Sorry!

F. Scott Fitzgerald was the novelist who wrote about the Jazz Age of the 1920’s.


Who was the painter who chronicled the experience of the Great Migration north?

A Langston Hughes

B Jacob Lawrence

C Aaron Copland

D Georgia O’Keefe


Yes!


Sorry!

Jacob Lawrence was the painter who chronicled the experiences of the Great Migration north.


Who was the poet who combined experiences of African and American cultural roots?

A George Gershwin

B Aaron Copland

C Jacob Lawrence

D Langston Hughes


Yes! You sure aren’t monkeying around!


Sorry!

Langston Hughes was the poet who combined African and American cultural roots in his poetry.


Who was a composer of uniquely American music?

A Jacob Lawrence

B F. Scott Fitzgerald

C George Gershwin

D John Steinbeck


Yes!

Jackpot!


George Gershwin was a composer of uniquely American music.

Sorry!


Who was a blues singer during the Harlem Renaissance?

A Bessie Smith

B Georgia O’Keefe

C Jane Addams

D Susan B. Anthony


Yes!


Sorry!

Bessie Smith was a blues singer during the Harlem Renaissance.


Who was a novelist who portrayed poor migrant workers during the 1930’s?

A Langston Hughes

B Jacob Lawrence

C F. Scott Fitzgerald

D John Steinbeck


Yes!


Sorry!

John Steinbeck was a novelist who wrote about poor migrant workers during the 1930’s.


Who was a jazz composer during the 1920’s that played the piano?

A Louis Armstrong

B Duke Ellington

C John Steinbeck

D Aaron Copland


Yes! That was quite a trick you pulled out of your hat!


Sorry!

Duke Ellington was a jazz composer known for playing the piano during the 1920’s.


What was the Harlem Renaissance?

A A musical production performed in New York.

B A time period that drew upon Hispanic culture.

C A time period that drew upon black culture.

D A musical production performed in New Orleans.


Yes!


Sorry!

The Harlem Renaissance was a time period that drew upon the heritage of black culture to establish themselves as powerful forces for cultural change.


When did the Harlem Renaissance take place?

A 1920’s and 1930’s

B 1930’s and 1940’s

C 1950’s and 1960’s

D 1970’s and 1980’s


Yes!


Sorry!

The Harlem Renaissance took place in the 1920’s and 1930’s.


How was the period of the 1920’s and 1930’s important to American culture?

A It had no impact on American culture

B It impacted space travel

C It impacted industry

D It impacted art, literature and music


Yes!


Sorry!

The 1920’s and 1930’s ushered in many changes in American art, literature and music.


Following which major event did the Harlem Renaissance take place?

A Westward Expansion

B Spanish American War

C World War I

D World War II


Yes!


Sorry!

The Harlem Renaissance occurred directly following World War I.


How did you do?


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