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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

The Harlem Renaissance Crossword

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This was another name for the Harlem Renaissance. New Negro Movement
This writer drew on the rhythms of African American music for his work. Countee Cullen
A musician who helped develop jazz music from the blues and gospel. Bessie Smith
This artist used African American motifs and folk tales as inspiration for his work. Romare Bearden
This stage performer brought African American culture to New York audiences. Paul Robeson
Marcus Garvey led a "Back to _______" movement. Africa
The Harlem Globetrotters are known as an all black ________ team. basketball
This city's population more than doubled in size. Chicago
African Americans flooded into this area of New York. Harlem
Wrote "The Souls of Black Folk". WEB Dubois
The Great Migration took place from 1910 to 1920 when massive amounts of black southerners moved from the rural south the urban _____. North
The foundation was laid for this 1960s movement that promoted racial integration. Civil RIghts
Double Consciousness is when African Americans identify as both black and this. American

Famous African Americans Crossword

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First African American President of the United States. Barack Obama
Famous African American poet, she was also an author and civil rights activist Maya Angelou
Known for his famous "I Have A Dream" speech. Martin Luther King Jr
Known for the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Rosa Parks
Amazing blues singer nicknamed "The Empress of Blues." Bessie Smith
Very talented jazz trumpeter. Louis Armstrong
African American historian, literary critic, filmmaker, and public intellectual. Dr Henry Gates Jr
He wanted equal rights for all African Americans. W E B DuBois
He wanted vocational and educational rights for African Americans, he also founded Tuskegee University. Booker T Washington
He was composer, a pianist, and band leader of a jazz orchestra. Duke Ellington

Harlem Renaissance Crossword

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rebirth or revival of intellectual or artistic achievement renaissance
movement to the North Great Migration
Harlem is a section of ____ in New York Manhattan
first theatre to desegregate in New York Lafayette Theatre
whites only club with black performers Cotton Club
the years between WWI and the Great Depression Boom Time
music that originated from African American communities of New Orleans during the 20th century. Jazz
music that originated from the deep South. Vocal/instrumental blues
death by hanging lynching
author who wrote about every problem in the 20th century WEB Du Bois
style of art realism
1930s, brass instruments, medium-fast tempos swing jive
one of the most famous jazz composers duke ellington

The Harlem Renaissance Crossword

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Who was famous painter during the Harlem Renaissance? Archibald Motely
What was the type of music that was born during this era> Blues and Jazz
Who was an AMerican poet, novelist, playwrite, short story writer, and columnist during this era? Langston Hughes
A term coined in 1925 by sociologist and critic Alain Leroy Locke. The New Negro
THe movement of 1.3 million African-Americans out of the Southern United States to the North, Midwest, and West from 1915 to 1930 was known as what? Great Migration
Female jazz singer in this era. Billie Holiday
The name of the theater in New York City where many great African-American musicians got their start during the Renaissance. Apollo
In 1921, African-American theater producers launched the first African-American show on Broadway was called. Shuffle Along
Famous singer and musician in this time era. Louis Armstrong
Who wrote, "It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Cot That Swing"? Duke Ellington
Name of the city that launched the Harlem Renaissance New York
The success of the artists relied on black patrons and one white American. Charlotte Osgood Mason

harlem renaissance Crossword

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what was the type of music that was born during this era jazz
who was w.e.b. du bois sociologist
first broadway musical produced and performed by african americans? shuffle along
what was the other name for the harlem renaissance? new negro movement
who was the first black poet to receive the national recognition? paul dunbar
where did the harlem renassiance take place? new york
which African-American literary magazine published in New York City in 1926 during the Harlem Renaissance Fire
which langston hughes poem gave him his first award Weary blues
who was one of the most important writers during the harlem renaissance langston hughes
The name of the theater in New York City where many great African-American musicians got their start during the Renaissance? Apollo
who is the Famous singer and musician in this time era. Louis Armstrong
one of the most famous jazz composers is? DUKEELLINGTON
why did the harlem renaissance end? great depression
what does renaissance mean? rebirth

The Roaring Twenties Crossword

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A supreme court case which tested religious values over scientific values ScopesTrail
The Amendment that banned the sale, manufacturing, and transportation of alcohol 18thAmendment
The period of time when Americans feared that Russian communism would expand into the US RedScare
The Amendment that ended prohibition 21thAmendment
Avoiding entanglement with other countires Isolationism
Who won the election of 1924 Coolidge
A techinque used to prevent large numbers of immigrants from coming to the US QuotaSystems
Term used when the stock market is doing well BullMarket
Nickname for illegal bars during prohibition Speakeasies
Slang term used for the smuggling of alcohol bootlegging
Created the Model T car and established the assembly line HenryFord
The act in which the US bank gives money to Germany in order to pay off its debt so that the Allies would off theirs to the US DawesAct
An organization that were against African Americans, Catholics, Jews, and immigrants KUKluxKlan
Amendment the granted the right to vote 19thAmendment
Term used for women that wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, and listened to jazz Flappers
Time period when African-Americans expressed their culture through music and art HarlemRenaissance
Term used to describe the massive migration of African Americans moving to northern cities in the US TheGreatMigration
Famous poet during the Harlem Renaissance that described everyday life of African Americans Langston Hughes
Female African American writer during the Harlem Renaissance the wrote "Their Eyes Were Watching God" ZoraNealeHurston
Name of the first cartoon made by Disney SteamboatWillie

Famous Firsts Black History Month Crossword

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Who was the first African-American to receive a Nobel Piece Prize for his mediation in Israel? RalphJBunche
Who was the first African-American to be a justice of the Supreme Court? ThurgoodMarshall
Who was the first African-American performer to host a variety TV series? NatKingCole
Who was the first published African-American female poet? PhillisWheatley
Who was the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era? JackieRobinson
Who was the first African-American In space? GuionBluford
Who was the first African-American female to be a millionaire and specialized in hair products for black women? MadameCJWalker
Who was the first African-American Senator in the U.S. Congress? HiramRevels
Who was an African-American leader during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and founded Tuskegee University? BookerTWashington
Who was a civil rights activist who became the first African-American to attend the University of Mississippi? JamesMeredith

The Great Migration Crossword

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A time around 1910 when African Americans moved to the North TheGreatMigration
Racial conflict that began in Chicago, Illinois on July 27, 1919 ChicagoRaceRiots1919
Urban blacks turned to him; he was head of the Universal Negro Improvement Association. Marcus Garvey
Black artistic movement in the New York City in the 1920s. HarlemRenaissance
He was a black man that was an artist, poet, lawyer, and NAACP executive secretary. JamesWeldonJohnson
African American poet who described the rich culture of african American life using rhythms influenced by jazz music LangstonHughes
An outstanding athlete, student, singer, and actor who criticized American capitalism and discriminatory. PaulRobeson
Move of a very large number of people from one area exodus
Move from one place to another migration
Change in the number of poeple living in a certain area PopulationShift
Seperation of one group of people from another Segregation

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

Harlem Renaissaince Crossword

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A female blues singer, was recognized as the most out standing vocalist in the decade. Bessie Smith
A jazz pianist and composer who led the Cotton Club. Edward Kenny Ellington
A young trumpet in 1922 who joined the Oliver's group which later became known as the Creole Jazz Band. Louis Armstrong
A dramatic actor who was the son of a one-time slave. Who later struggled with racism in the United States. Paul Robeson
The best-known poet in the 1920's who described the African-American struggles. Langston Hughes
A novelist poet, and Jamaican immigrant, a major figure whose militant verses urged African Americans to resist racism. Claude McKay
A literary and artistic movement celebrating African-American culture. Harlem Renaissance
An immigrant from Jamaica, believed that Africans Americans should build a separate society. Marcus Garvey
A poet, lawyer, and NAACP secretary who fought for African-American rights. James Weldon Johnson
A girl who lived in Eatonville, Florida who loved to read adventure stories and myths. The powerful tales stuck a chord with the young, talented Hurston and made her yearn for a wider world. Zora Neale Hurston