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Harlem Renaissance

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Harlem Renaissance

Chapter 11 Harlem Renaissance

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  • 1. 
    African Americans in the 1920s faced discrimination, especially in
    • A. 

      The North, where the Jim Crow laws were in effect.

    • B. 

      The South, where they were not allowed to work.

    • C. 

      The South, where the Jim Crow laws were in effect.

  • 2. 
    In towns such as New York, Chicago, and Cleveland,
    • A. 

      Black middle and upper classes emerged.

    • B. 

      Blacks did no better than they had in the South.

    • C. 

      Most blacks worked as sharecroppers.

  • 3. 
    Why did so many African Americans migrate north throughout the 1920s?
    • A. 

      For a chance at a better future

    • B. 

      To save money for legal reform in the South

    • C. 

      To serve in the military

  • 4. 
    The literature of the Harlem Renaissance
    • A. 

      Explored the pains and joys of being black in America.

    • B. 

      Is largely forgotten today.

    • C. 

      Argued for the separation of races.

  • 5. 
    What was the significance of Harlem?
    • A. 

      Harlem did not welcome African American writers or musicians.

    • B. 

      The residents of Harlem refused to support the Universal Negro Improvement Association.

    • C. 

      Harlem was a central place for African Americans to voice concerns about racial problems.

  • 6. 
    Why did Marcus Garvey’s movement fall apart?
    • A. 

      His supporters lacked the money to keep his organization going.

    • B. 

      There was no effective leadership after Garvey was deported to Jamaica.

    • C. 

      White-owned newspapers and radio stations did not give the movement publicity.