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The Harlem Renaissance

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The Harlem Renaissance

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  • 1. 
    Which of these people would most likely have a painting in a New York Art Museum?
    • A. 

      Langston Hughes

    • B. 

      Duke Ellington

    • C. 

      Ella Fitzgerald

    • D. 

      Jacob Lawrence

    • E. 

      Louis Armstrong

  • 2. 
    Which of these people would most likely have his work read at a poetry reading?
    • A. 

      Jacob Lawrence

    • B. 

      Langston Hughes

    • C. 

      Duke Ellington

    • D. 

      Louis Armstrong

  • 3. 
    Which of these people performed at a concert in Carnegie Hall?
    • A. 

      Bessie Smith

    • B. 

      Jacob Lawrence

    • C. 

      Duke Ellington

    • D. 

      Langston Hughes

  • 4. 
    Blueberry Hill and What a Wonderful World were two songs performed by this New Orleans artist:   
    • A. 

      Ella Fitzgerald

    • B. 

      Duke Ellington

    • C. 

      Jacob Lawrence

    • D. 

      Louis Armstrong

  • 5. 
    What state is Harlem located in?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Illinois

    • C. 

      Texas

    • D. 

      Pennsylvania

  • 6. 
    Bessie Smith died at an early age because of:
    • A. 

      Cancer

    • B. 

      A car crash

    • C. 

      Murder

    • D. 

      A failed surgery

  • 7. 
    Jacob Lawrence's paintings often focused on:
    • A. 

      World War I

    • B. 

      The Great Depression

    • C. 

      The Great Migration

    • D. 

      Westward Expansion

  • 8. 
    Which of these people went from being homeless to singing in the Apollo Theater in 1934?
    • A. 

      Ella Fitzgerald

    • B. 

      Bessie Smith

    • C. 

      Louis Armstrong

    • D. 

      Langston Hughes

  • 9. 
    Which group awarded Langston Hughes with the Spignarn Medal for his poetry in 1960?
    • A. 

      The NAACP

    • B. 

      The federal government

    • C. 

      The Tuskeegee Institute

    • D. 

      The World War I Doughboys