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Tap dance started as vaudeville dance in the 19th century and evolved into tap dance when metal taps were attached to shoes for the first time in 1925. President George Bush signed National Tap Dance Day into law in 1989. It is celebrated on May 25th, the birthday of legendary dancer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson.

  1. 1. When was National Tap Dance Day signed into law?
    1. a. 1987
    2. b. 1988
    3. c. 1989
  2. 2. When were metal taps attached to shoes for the first time?
    1. a. 1930
    2. b. 1945
    3. c. 1925
  3. 3. What kind of dance did tap start as?
    1. a. Vaudeville
    2. b. Jazz
    3. c. Swing