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Langston Hughes Word Search

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Poetry Project Word Search

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1926
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1902
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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 20's Crossword

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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

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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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

Langston Hughes Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A person who writes a poem poet
His actual first name James
His mother's first name Carrie
He was born on __________1, 1902 February
He was born in ________, Missouri Joplin
Year in which he graduated high school. 1921
Where he enrolled for college Columbia
"The Negro Speaks of Rivers" was published in this magazine. TheCrisis
He wrote for the __________ Defender Chicago
His poetry was promoted by ____________ Lindsay Vachel

Hughes langston Word Search

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Famous African American Word Search

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Harlem renaissance Word Search

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