L1: What is the title of the Essay?
The Harlem Renaissance
L1: Who are the authors of the essay in activity 5.2?
Kathleen Drowne and Patrick Huber
L2: According to the essay, what effects did the Great Depression have on African Americans?
During the Great Depression, African Americans produced a vast number of literary, musical, and artistic works.
L2: In the essay, who was considered the “greatest jazz musician” and why was he so highly thought of?
Louis Armstrong, a NewOrleans-born cornetist and trumpeter whose inventive solos and technical brilliance marked the pinnacle of hot jazz. He brought jazz music to something that no one really could have thought possible.
L3: In your opinion, who was the most influential person in the Harlem Renaissance?
In my opinion, I believe that Jessie Fauset was the most influential person in the Harlem Renaissance. She prompted many people to stand up for themselves and the rights that African Americans should have. She was an editor for a magazine and wrote about the injustice that her people received from the White man.
L3: Why is this essay important and significant to our lives today?
This essay helps us gain insight into what it was like for the people that lived through the Harlem Renaissance. It also allows us to study our American history so we do not end up making the same mistakes.