American Sports History
Daily Class activities please read and click on the appropriate links

Tuesday 9/3/13

Why study American Sports History.ppt

Example of good or bad behavior in sports due Friday 9/6

Wednesday 9/4/13
Notes and Discussion
Sports 1600's-1880s.ppt

Thursday 9/5/13
Notes and Discussion of Sports 1600's-1880's see earlier link
Focus=early baseball

Friday 9/6/13
Collected Sports stories
Continued with notes on Boxing 1600's-1880's

Monday-Tuesday 9/9/13-9/10/13
Watched and discussed Unforgivable Blackness

Students notes should show a depth of knowledge on race issues in early 20th century America.
Link to Movie
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKYmEr53zPA

Link to Notes
Unforgiveable Blackness.docx

Wednesday-Friday 9/11/13-9/13/13

Continued study of Jack Johnson and Race relations in sports and early 20th Century America

Start of discussion of Industrialization's affect on Sports

Monday 9/14/13

Covered how industrialization has an affect on sports

Tuesday 9/15/13

Constitution Day Discussion

Notes on how baseball explains America 1900-1910

How Baseball explains America.docx

9/25-10/8
The Golden Age of Sports 1920s

Discussion on America and Athletes in the 20's

Focus on the following athletes: Babe Ruth, Red Grange, Bobby Jones, George Tilden, Jack Dempsey, and Gertrude Ederle

Link to Notes on 20's athletes

1920's sports.pptx

Also a focus on the Boom times of America's economy, new roles of women, Cars, Radio and other technology.  Newspaper reporters roles in the glorification of Athletes.

10/8-10/14 Start of our study on the Great Depression and sports

Cinderella Man notes.docx 

10/14-18
Further study of Depression and sports

Jesse Owens
1930's sports.pptx

Babe Didrikson

Negro League Baseball
Negro league baseball.pptx