Wesleyan History Ch.7-1, 7-2, & 7-3 PEOPLE, 5th grade

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Wesleyan History Chapter 7-1, 7-2, 7-3 people 5th grade

Who used threats & violence to scare people away -wore white robes & hooded masks

Ku Klux Klan (KKK)

Who flew the "Spirit of St.Louis" ?

Charles Lindbergh

Who flew from New York to Paris alone & without stopping?

Charles Lindbergh

Who worked delivering mail by plane between the cities of St.Louis & Chicago?

Charles Lindbergh

Who predicted that "in a few years the United States will be covered with a network of passenger, mail, & express lines."?

Charles Lindbergh

Who was the 1st woman to fly alone across the Atlantic (1932)?

Amelia Earhart

Who successfully flew from Newfoundland, in Canada, to Ireland?

Amelia Earhart

Who landed their plane in a pasture in Ireland?

Amelia Earhart

Who said "I've come from America" when they landed?

Amelia Earhart

Who decided to fly around the world with a navigator named Fredrick Noonan?

Amelia Earhart

Who was Amelia Earhart's navigator on her last flight?

Fredrick Noonan

Who was an architect who designed many of his buildings to blend the outdoors with the indoors?

Frank Lloyd Wright

Who's artistic style became known as prairie style?

Frank Lloyd Wright

Who was the architect who designed everything from single-family houses to a mile-high skyscraper (which was never built)?

Frank Lloyd Wright

Who helped create a new kind of American architecture?

Frank Lloyd Wright

Who was one of the most famous gangsters/gang members?

Al Capone

Who was the gangster who worked against the law to supply people with alcoholic becerages?

Al Capone

Who was a radio operator who soon saw other uses for radio?

David Sarnoff

Who's plan was to broadcast music to the radiosin people's homes?

David Sarnoff

Who had the 1st radio broadcast?

KDKA radio station

Who broadcast the results of a presidential election between Warren G. Harding (won) & James M. Cox?

KDKA radio station

Who won a 10-round boxing match against Jack Dempsey?

Gene Tunney

Who was a slugger that hit his 60th home run in 1927?

George Herman "Babe" Ruth

Who was a painter who drew inspiration for her artwork from the different places where she lived?

Georgia O'Keefe

Who was famous for his plain but vivid writing style?

Ernest Hemingway

Who were the 2 writers who wrote about society's problems?

F. Scott Fitzgerald & Sinclair Lewis

Who were 3 artists who painted realistic pictures of everyday scenes and of exciting events of the time?

Georgia O'Keefe,Edward Hopper, & Charles Burchfield

Who was the African American who sang blues music which influenced jazz?

Bessie Smith

Who were 2 of jazz's earliest performers?

Louis Armstrong & Jelly Roll Morton

Who was a saxophone player in the 1920's?

John Coltrane

Who said,"There are always new sounds to imagiine; new feelings to get at."?

John Coltrane

Who were 2 of the decades most popular composers (music writers)?

George & Ira Gershwin

Who were the brothers who wrote many songs together (even though they didn't write jazz, their music was influenced by jazz)?

George & Ira Gershwin

Who became famous for pieces like "Someone to Watch Over Me" & "Rhapsody in Blue"?

George Gershwin

Who was a composer known for his modern style - he used jazz in his "Music for the Theater" and "Piano Concerto"?

Aaron Copland

Who wrote musical comedies?

George M. Cohan

Who wrote the words & music for 20 musicals and starred in them as well?

George M. Cohan

Who were 2 singers who preformed in Harlem clubs?

Billie Holiday & Ethel Waters

Who was a dancer in the Harlem clubs?

Bill "Bojangles" Robinison

Who was a band leader in the Harlem clubs?

Duke Ellington

Who were 3 popular Harlem writers (of the Harlem Renaissance)?

Countee Cullen, Claude McKay, & Zora Neale Hurston

Who was a popular Harlem writer who wrote about what is was like to be an African American in the United States?

Langston Hughes

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