James Weldon Johnson: Biography, Poems & Books


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What city did Johnson attend university in?

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1. What country did Johnson serve as head diplomat to?

2. What president did Johnson help elect in 1904?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments cover facts regarding James Weldon Johnson's life, an influential figure of the 20th century. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to know his influence on politics, including which president he helped to elect.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be assessed on the following topics:

  • The city where he attended college
  • Positions he held in his lifetime
  • Country for which he was a diplomat
  • Organization he helped to further

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the lesson on James Weldon Johnson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the different positions he held
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the president he assisted in getting elected

Additional Learning

Learn more about Johnson in the accompanying lesson called James Weldon Johnson: Biography, Poems and Books. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe his life as a trailblazer
  • Detail his biographical information
  • Review his works and political contributions