Blues Travelers

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Blues Travelers

Answer the following questions about the lesson.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _________________________ was a style of music that was created by African-Americans in the southern U.S. and that often expresses feelings of loss or sadness.
    • A. 

      The Blues

    • B. 

      Jazz

    • C. 

      Spirituals

    • D. 

      Rock & Roll

  • 2. 
    _________________________ are the rights that every person should have regardless of his or her sex, race, or religion.
    • A. 

      Religious Rights

    • B. 

      Recruiting Rights

    • C. 

      Voting Rights

    • D. 

      Civil Rights

  • 3. 
    ________________________ was the earliest form of Jazz that developed in New Orleans, Louisiana and was a mixture of the blues and spirituals and used a technique called improvisation.
    • A. 

      Dixieland

    • B. 

      The Blues

    • C. 

      St. Louis Jazz

    • D. 

      Harlem Jazz

  • 4. 
    The time period from roughly 1910 - 1940 where African Americans left the rural south in great numbers looking for jobs in the big cities of the North and West was called _________________________.
    • A. 

      The Harlem Renaissance

    • B. 

      The Roaring Twenties

    • C. 

      The Great Migration

    • D. 

      Jim Crow Laws

  • 5. 
    The period of rapid growth of African American art, drama, literature, and music that occurred in the 1920s and began in a neighborhood in New York City was called ___________________________. 
    • A. 

      The Great Migration

    • B. 

      The Harlem Renaissance

    • C. 

      The Roaring Twenties

    • D. 

      Segregation

  • 6. 
    _________________________ is when a musician makes up the music as the band plays.
    • A. 

      The Blues

    • B. 

      Segregation

    • C. 

      Jazz

    • D. 

      Improvisation

  • 7. 
    ______________________________ was an African - American artist born during the Great Migration, who painted a series of paintings telling the story of African - American migration from the South.
    • A. 

      Jacob Lawrence

    • B. 

      A Recruiter

    • C. 

      Jim Crow

    • D. 

      Booker T. Washington

  • 8. 
    __________________________ is a type of music that developed from the Blues in New Orleans, Louisiana that used lively rhythms and melodies that are often made up by musicians as they play.
    • A. 

      Rap

    • B. 

      Spirituals

    • C. 

      The Blues

    • D. 

      Jazz

  • 9. 
    A person who's job is to find people to work for industries is called a ______________________.
    • A. 

      Recruiter

    • B. 

      Musician

    • C. 

      Businessman

    • D. 

      African American

  • 10. 
    Places that are not highly populated or are known as the country are called ___________________.
    • A. 

      Urban

    • B. 

      Suburban

    • C. 

      Rural

    • D. 

      The South

  • 11. 
    The practice of keeping people of different races separated is called _________________________.
    • A. 

      Migration

    • B. 

      Segregation

    • C. 

      Improvisation

    • D. 

      Civil rights

  • 12. 
    Which of the following correctly lists the reasons African Americans left the South?
    • A. 

      More opportunities in the North; the farming industry was declining in the South; Jim Crow Laws in the South; industrial recruiters from the North

    • B. 

      Freedom from slavery in the South; a chance to have their own farms in the North; equal pay in the North; African American colleges in the North

    • C. 

      More opportunities in the South; the farming industry was declining in the North; Jim Crow Laws in the North; industrial recruiters from the South

    • D. 

      Freedom to practice their religion in the North; a chance to own their own businesses in the North; free college educations in the North; cheaper homes in the North

  • 13. 
    How did African Americans impact the American culture when they left the South for the North?
    • A. 

      African Americans workers from the South had a stronger work ethic than workers in the North and work ethic became more important to businesses that hired employees.

    • B. 

      African Americans introduced Jazz to big cities in the North and jazz became a big part of American culture.

    • C. 

      So many African Americans poured into big cities that cities became over populated and caused immigrants to discriminate against African Americans.

    • D. 

      African Americans introduced Christianity to big cities in the North and it led people to push to make alcohol illegal in the United States.