Exam 1 Essay Topics

Exam 1 Essay Topics - parks were developed, and healthy...

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Exam 1 Essay Topics When you look at the different eras in history, which one or two has had a specific importance in sport? Industrial revolution, Which city/country made a big contribution to sports? rome I. Industrial Revolution The emergence of the Industrial Revolution (1780+) represents a significant time in the history of sports. The development of factories during this time opened many jobs for field- workers who wanted to make more money. The increasing amount of factories consequently brought more consumer goods, cities became larger, and the middle-class grew. At the beginning of the Industrial Rev., production took priority over play; few people had regular opportunities to play games and sport activities. Between 1800 and 1850, the health of workers became a concern. To address this issue,
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Unformatted text preview: parks were developed, and healthy leisure pursuits were funded. Personal fitness and exercise became strongly emphasized. Exercises were often done by groups of men who worked together and there was no emphasis on organized competition or keeping records of achievements. Rules and regulations became desired, leading to the emergence of the spirit of fair play in organized sports. In our world today, organized sports for children are extremely popular because of the belief that they build character. II. Rome Entertainment was essential to daily life in Ancient Rome, much like how it is to daily life today in the U.S. and many other nations. Explain the process of development for children in sports. What significant happenings during the Olympic Games had a significance ______...
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