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5 Matching questions

  1. ___________ Gershwin became famous for pieces like "Someone to Watch Over Me" and "Rhapsody in Blue".
  2. So many artists lived & worked in Harlem during the 1920's that this period has another nickname. What was it?
  3. Like radio, the movies began before the 1920's, but early movies were __________.
  4. Where was Harlem?
  5. People flocked to theaters to see plays. Musical comedies such as those written by George M. __________ were very popular.
  1. a silent
  2. b George
  3. c Cohan
  4. d the Harlem Renaissance
  5. e in northern Manhattan in New York City

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Cohan
  2. South, Midwest
  3. Hughes
  4. improvised playing
  5. a dance that had fast movements and high kicks

5 True/False questions

  1. With radios, people could listen to _______ & ______. Radios also brought ___________ events from around the country into people's homes.white


  2. Until the 1920's, radios were used as __________ ____________. They enabled people to speak to one another over long distances.Ernest Hemingway


  3. Three artists who often painted realistic pictures of everyday scenes & of exciting events of the time were______________________, ______________________________, & ________________________________.Georgia O'Keeffe, Edward Hopper, & Charles Burchfield


  4. Attendance at football ames, basketball games, & other competitions went _________ during the 1920's.Harding, Cox


  5. Today jazz continues to surprise its listeners. As saxophone player ________ ___________ said, "There are always new sounds to imagine; newfeelings to get at.".John Coltrane