Famous African Americans
Vocab Terms
Scott Joplin
Jack Johnson
(pg530)
100

What is Jack Johnson's nickname?

Galveston Giant

100

What year was ragtime emerged?

1890's

100
 what is the name of the soundtrack.( page 529)

The entertainer

100

True or false: Jack Johnson was the first heavyweight black boxer

False, he was a black boxer but not the first

200

Name 2 prominent African Americans

W.T.S Jackson, William Henry Lewis, George Dixon, Jack Johnson, W.C. Handy, and Ferdinand J. La Menthe

200

True or False: Jazz was mostly composed not improvised. 

False, Jazz was mostly improvised not composed

200

Where was Scott Joplin born

Texarkana, texas

200

Where was he born

Galveston, Texas

300

What instrument did Scoot Joplin learn to play

Piano

300

What are the blues?

Musical form developed by poor black people in the south

300

What year was Scott Joplin born

1868

300

What year did he become a pro boxer

1892

1897

1894

1897

400

Who is the father of blues 

W.C. Handy

400

True or False: The negro leagues professional baseball leagues for all races.

False, it's a professional baseball league for black players.

400

What instrument did he learn to transfer to piano

The banjo

400

Between what 2 years did he win 57 bouts against black and white fighters.

1902 and 1907

1897 and 1899

1901 and 1906

1902 and 1907

500

What year did George Dixon win the world featherweight title:

1895

1992

1892

1892

500

What 2 items do you need to play baseball

Baseball and bat

500

When and where did Joplin travel to play at the Columbian Expositions

Chicago in 1893

500

True or false: he married a white woman in 1911

True

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