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Ballroom

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Ballroom dance is social dancing that evolved as a popular spectacle during the 20th century. It turns dances like the waltz and fox trot into a competitive sport. Ginger Rodgers and Fred Astaire were famous American ballroom dancers who had an incredible effect on ballroom dancing culture. The world fell in love with their grace and talent.

  1. 1. What kind of dance does ballroom incorporate?
    1. a. Hip hop
    2. b. Ballet
    3. c. Waltz
  2. 2. Who was a famous ballroom dancer?
    1. a. Charlie Chaplin
    2. b. Liza Minelli
    3. c. Fred Astaire
  3. 3. When did ballroom become popular?
    1. a. 19th century
    2. b. 20th century
    3. c. 21st century