History of the Jazz Age


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When did Prohibition take place?

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1. Secret illegal bars during the Jazz Age were called:

2. Which was NOT true of 1920s jazz music?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessment questions will take five to ten minutes to complete. See how well you can answer questions about prohibition, styles, and what the jazz music sounded like in the 1920s.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you about such things as:

  • Years of prohibition in the United States
  • Name for secret bars during the Jazz Age that operated illegally
  • Characteristics of 1920s jazz music
  • Traits that went along with the term flapper
  • During the Harlem Renaissance, this person was a leading writer and activist

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding things associated with the flapper period and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding music of the 1920s
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify people who were part of the Harlem Renaissance

Additional Learning

Get to know more about this topic by reviewing the lesson titled History of the Jazz Age. In the lesson, you will discover:

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  • Characteristics of the 'Roaring Twenties'
  • Significance of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution