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Which author worked at the KC Star? Ernest Hemingway
Which two characters are in Of Mice and Men? Lenny and George
Who wrote As I lay Dying? William Faulkner
Who was born at Joplin, MIssouri? Langston Hughes
What renaissance Langston Hughes part of? Harlem
Who wrote The Love Song of J Alfred Pruffrock? T.S. Eliot
What trial did Katherine Anne Porter attend? Sacco-Vanzetti
Who wrote The Great Gatsby? F. Scott Fitzgerald
What age did F. Scott Fitzgerald die? Fourty-four
Who create the term 'the lost generation'? Gertrude Stein
Who wrote of Mules and Men? Zora Neele Hurston
Where did Countee Cullen get his master's degree? Havard
Who died from high blood pressure at age 42? Countee Cullen
What was the fictional county that William Faulkner created? Yoknapatawpha
What book did T. S. Eliot write that later turned into a play? Cats
Who almost died in October 1918 from the flu? Katherine Anne Porter
What did Gertrude Stein recommend to Ernest Hemingway? Running of the Bulls
What book inspired John McCain? For Whom the Bell Tolls
Who was born in Salinas, California? John Steinbeck
Who died in Rome, Italy? Sinclair Lewis

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American Literature Authors Word Search

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Hemmingway
Arthur Miller
Benjamin Franklin
Bradstreet
Dickinson
Edgar Allan Poe
Edwards
Emerson
Faulkner
Fitzgerald
Frederick Douglass
Frost
Hawthorne
Jefferson
Langston Hughes
Longfellow
Melville
Native American
O'Connor
Perkins Gilman
Sandburg
T.S. Eliot
Thoreau
Twain
Vonnegut
Whitman
Wilder

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The Roaring 20's Crossword

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Occurred after what war? World War 1
The country withdrew ____ and called for worldwide disarmament. isolationism
American are influenced by new advertisements and ___ techniques. marketing
American bought appliances, ___, commercially procssed food, mass produced autos, and new fashions. cosmetics
"Buy ___, pay later." now
What industry influenced the popular culture? motion picture
Harlem renaissance started in the early ___'s. 1900
African-american arts started in what city? Harlem
African-american cultural movement. Harlem Renaissance
A growing ___ class helped foster the growth. middle
Increasing number of ___ and socially conscious African-Americans. educated
African-americans were encouraged to celebrate their what? Heritage
American poet, novelist, playwright, short story writer, and newspaper columnist. Langston hughes
Langston Hughes considered himself a ___. peoples poet
Jazz Age started where? New Orleans
Type of music that got famous in the roaring 20's. jazz
Famous jazz musician. Louis Armstrong
How many jazz clubs were there in Harlem alone. 500
Street in Harlem where there were many music producers. Tin Pan Alley
"The King of Tin Pan Alley" Irving Berlin
Women with short hair, played sports, and drove cars. flappers
Secret bars. speakeasies
Who controlled all of Chicago's liquor sales. Al Capone
Who helped arrest Al Capone for tax evasion? Eliot Ness
The youth of the 1920's earned what nickname? Lost Generation
Authors Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote about ___. disillusionment
American painters focused on the impact of growing ___. cities
_____ owned speakeasies. gangsters
By 1925, there were about how many speakeasies in New York? 30,000
Americans were ready to adopt new ____ and new ways. manners

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Classic American Authors Crossword

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Southern Nobel prize winner and Absolom, Absolom! Faulkner
Elderly Cuban fishermen fight the sea and giant marlins. Hemingway
Who knew currants could get angry? Steinbeck
Narcissist who loved the smell of his armpits. Whitman
The Roaring 20s was the prime time for extravagant stalkers. Fitzgerald
Short story writer, poet and opium addict. Poe
Master of the horror story genre. King
Abolition, Naturalism & Walden. Thoreau
Female southern author who found truth in life's oddities. O'Connor
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood. Frost
The musical "Cats" was based on his collection of cat poetry. Eliot
Hated white washing fences. Twain
Based her little women on herself and her sisters. Alcott
Major advocate for objectivism. Rand
Had a bad case of cetaphobia. Melville
Killed mockingbirds and, most recently, Atticus' character. Lee
Firemen will someday create fires using books as kindling. Bradbury
NOT born in TN. Williams
Instead of feeling 22, he caught 22. Heller
Compared the civil rights struggle to a bird singing in a cage. Angelou
Poetry about death, nature and the dash. Dickinson
Never wear "A" on your clothing. Especially not in red. Hawthorne
Wrote about animals in the Yukon. London

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Harlem renaissance Word Search

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Aaron Douglas
Archibald Motley
Art
Billie holiday
Blues
Color
Countee Collen
Duke Ellington
Geometrical
Harlem
Jazz
Langston Hughes
Louis Armstrong
Meta Fuller
Music
Painter
Palmer Hayden
Poetry
Renaissance
Rhythm
Sculptor
Social
Swing
Weary Blues
Work

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1920s Word Search

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Communism
Louis Armstrong
Red Scare
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Charles Chaplin
Langston Hughes
Bessie Smith
Red Grange
Bobby Jones
Babe Ruth
Harlem Renaissance
Great Migration
Scopes trial
Speakeasies
Assembly Line
Henry Ford
Bootlegger
Model T
Flapper
Jazz

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Top 20 Books of All Time Crossword

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Vladimir Nabovok Pale Fire
Robert Coover The Public Burning
Toni Morrison Beloved
Virginia Wolf To the Lighthouse
Ralph Ellison Invisible Man
Ernest Hemingway The Sun Also Rises
F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby
D. H. Lawrence Women in Love
Joseph Heller Catch 22
George Orwell 1984
William Faulkner Absolam Absolam
Henry Miller Tropic of Cancer
John Barth The Sot Weed Factor
Nathanael West The Day of the Locust
Doris Lessing Golden Notebook
Edith Wharton The House of Mirth
Phillip K. Dick The Man in the Castle
Bret Easton Ellis American Psyco
J. D. Salinger The Catcher in the Rye
Homer The Iliad

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The Things They Carried Crossword

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What country did the war and most of the story take place? Vietnam
Where did Tim O'Brien try to runaway to when he feared joining the war? Canada
Who is Jimmy Cross madly in love with, but she does not love him back? Martha
What role did Rat Kiley play in the war? Medic
Who was the leader of the platoon? Jimmy Cross
Who of Rat Kiley's friends died when they were playing chicken? Curt Lemon
Curt Lemon appears fearless during combat, but he really hates (what)? Dentist
Who did Mark Fossie sneak into the compound? Mary Anne
What does Henry Dobbins carry around with him for luck? Stockings
What are the soldiers called? Grunts
What was it called when you carried something? Hump
Many of the guys wrote these back home, Letters
After Tim O'Brien killed a man, what did he feel? Guilt
Where did Kiowa die? Sewage Field
What kind of bags did the men carry? Rucksacks
All O'Brien wanted to do during the war was to stay.... Alive
How many times was Tim shot during the war? Two
Who was the medic that almost caused O'Brien to die because he was scared? Jorgenson
Who does O'Brien compare the death of the old man to at the end of the story? Linda

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The Great Gatsby Ch 4 Crossword

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Daisy is married to a brute named ____ TOM
Where does Gatsby claim to have attended college OXFORD
Gatsby shows a _____ card when he gets pulled over CHRISTMAS
_____ is Nicks next door neighbor GATSBY
What city opposed the White Sox int he World Series CINCINNATI
What city was the team from the threw the World Series Game CHICAGO
Daisy marries Tom while Gatsby is off at ____ WAR
Gatsby hosts lavish ____ PARTIES
The ___ Metropole is where Nick meets Wolfsheim OLD
F. Scott ________ wrote The Great Gatsby FITZGERALD
_____ tells Nick of Gatsbys plan for Daisy JACKIE
Wolfsheim is a _____ CRIMINAL
Who does Gatsby want Nick to invite over for tea DAISY
Daisy had a ____ from Gatsby LETTER

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Roaring 20s Word Search

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Hollywood
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Cotton Club
Harlem Renaissance
Great Gatsby
Gangsters
smoking
Fashion
coal
Consumerism
Art Deco
RADIO
Bootlegger
Stockmarket
Poor
Rich
Automobile
Prohibition
Flapper
Jazz

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Harlem Renaissance Crossword

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Prominent Harlem poet who married W. E. B. Dubois's daughter CounteeCullen
A benefit of the Harlem Renaissance was that it demonstrated the _______ spirit of a people. indefatigable
A time after the War Between the States when the Southern states were occupied by the U. S. military. Reconstruction
Famous for her "Banana Dance" JosephineBaker
First African American to be admitted to Barnard College; author; anthropologist ZoraNealeHurston
The Harlem Renaissance helped lay the foundation for the _______ ______ ______. CivilRightsMovement
The Harlem poet who wrote "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." PaulLawrenceDunbar
Plessy vs. Ferguson was a Supreme Court case that upheld __________> segregation
a labor organizer APhillipRandolph
Editor, philosopher, and public intellectual, who wrote The Soul of Black Folks WEBDuBois
Co-wrote the song considered the Black national anthem JamesWeldonJohnson
Believed African American education should be learning about trades like mechanics and plumbing: debated W. E. B. Dubois BookerTWashington
The Harlem ________ bravely fought on the front lines of World War I. Hellfighters
Harlem poet who wrote "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" Langston Hughes
Social gatherings hosted by local women to showcase local artists and raise money to pay household expenses. rentparties
The Harlem Renaissance instilled cultural ________. pride
A vocal improvisation associated with jazz scat
A Harlem poet who wrote "A Dream Deferred" LangstonHughes
An innovative form of music that emerged from Black culture that is considered distinctly American jazz
Actor, singer, athlete, political activist PaulRobeson
What the fifteenth amendment guaranteed African Americans vote
The Harlem Renaissance helped transform Black ________. identity

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