CSTU 220 Quiz 4,5

CSTU 220 Quiz 4

  1. Whose phenomenally popular recording of “Crazy Blues” in 1920 paved the way for black women to become musical recording artists?
  2. Who founded Black Swan Records in 1920?
  3. As a group, the writers of the Harlem Renaissance believed that
  4. Which dancer, having enjoyed success on Broadway, became a legendary figure in Europe through the Revue Negre?
  5. As a poet, Countee Cullen
  6. What controversial 1929 King Vidor film produced arguably Hollywood’s most realistic and sensitive portrayal of black family life before the 1970s?
  7. Which Howard University professor and editor of the anthology TheNew Negro emerged as the architect of the Harlem Renaissance in 1924?
  8. Identify three important writers from the Harlem Renaissance and describe the general characteristics of their works. Address the following questions: Were they artistic innovators or did they favor working within existing traditions? Which segment of African-American society did they represent in their works? How were their works influenced by contemporary works in other genres? (Write one paragraph for each writer discussed.)
  9. Which of the following statements about Claude McKay is LEAST accurate?
  10. In TheirEyesWere Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston

CSTU 220 Quiz 5

  1. Which executive secretary of the National Association of Graduate Colored Nurses played a crucial role in expanding opportunities for black nurses in the U.S. military?
  2. How did public schools in the North differ from those in the South?
  3. In the Sweattand McLaurin cases of 1950, the NAACP evidenced a shift in the direction of what innovative tactic, which represented an important departure from earlier efforts?
  4. Explain the background and significance of the landmark Supreme Court Case, Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. In what ways was it a transformative moment for African Americans, and in what ways did it fail to bring change to education for African Americans?
  5. What Supreme Court case did Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas overturn in 1954?
  6. Which scholar, the second black man to receive a doctorate in history from Harvard University, is known today as the Father of Black History?
  7. The novels of George W. Henderson and George W. Lee both focused on black life in
  8. As lawyers in the 1930s and 1940s, Thurgood Marshall and Charles Hamilton Houston adopted all of the following tactics EXCEPT
  9. Whose AnAmerican Dilemma highlighted the moral quandary of white Americans who embraced democratic ideals in theory but denied them to their black compatriots in practice?
  10. Who became the first African American to win the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the Arab-Israeli War of 1948?
  11. Who were the Little Rock Nine?
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