The Cotton Club: History, Performers & Harlem Renaissance


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What was the Cotton Club?

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1. In what New York City neighborhood was the Cotton Club?

2. Which musician is most associated with the Cotton Club?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Cotton Club was an influential organization in 1920s New York City. In this quiz and worksheet combination, you will be asked questions pertaining to its history and location.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • Why the Cotton Club had to relocate
  • A famous musician associated with this organization
  • In what neighborhood the Cotton Club was located
  • The Harlem Renaissance

Skills Practiced

Be prepared to utilize your study skills, including:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the history of the Cotton Club
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define and identify main phrases, such as the Harlem Renaissance and the Cotton Club
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where the Cotton Club was

Additional Learning

Study the associated lesson, The Cotton Club: History, Performers & Harlem Renaissance, to learn more about this organization. This lesson will further detail numerous topics, including:

  • Jack Johnson, Owney Madden, and the origin of the Cotton Club
  • Why the Cotton Club was forced to close numerous times
  • The atmosphere of the club
  • Relocation of the Cotton Club
  • The Cotton Club's famous musicians
  • Impact of the Harlem Renaissance on this organization