Social Studies: Chapter 6 lesson 5
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Describe two ways life has changed for people in the Southeast region since the end of the Civil War.
Most people in the Southeast region now live in cities instead of rural areas. The South moved from an economy based on agriculture to an economy based on industry. Birmingham, Alabama, for instance, was the center of the steel industry in the South for a long time. It is now a leader in medical research and banking.
How did people in the Southeast contribute to the creation of jazz and gospel music?
African American musicians were largely responsible for creating jazz in New Orleans in the early 1900s. The music spread to other U.S. cities Gospel music started in southern black churches. In the 1920s, radio programs began broadcasting the music all over the country. Singer Aretha Franklin also made it popular.
music created by African Americans in New Orleans in the early 1900s
an object made by hand
how the economy of Birmingham, Alabama, changed in recent years
Birmingham, Alabama moved from an economy based on steel to one based on medical research and banking.
type of music Aretha Franklin helped popularize in the United States
how the population of rural areas in the South changed in the years since the Civil War
Many Southern people moved from rural areas to cities.
a place where people or goods can enter or leave a country
how the gospel music of the South became popular across the country
Radio programs broadcast gospel music beginning in the 1920s.
Southerners in Appalachia have a long tradition of making this musical instrument
This city started as a railroad center in the 1830s. Today, it is the home of the busiest airport in the world.
subject Zora Neale Hurston, a famous Southern writer, covered in her books
the African American experience
what New Orleans is known for around the world today
jazz and food
two Southern cities which became centers of rock and roll music in the 1950s
Memphis and Nashville
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