6) History of USA Sport

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History of Sport in the USA
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British Influence Gave the world sports as we know them today. Needed to socialize upper-class youth to expand and govern the empire. Public schools (prep schools) were undisciplined, riotous
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Emergence of Sport in Britain Divided schools into houses (teams). Goal: Socialize boys into men.
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Socialized Values - British Sport Respect for authority Undying loyalty Country Leaders Each other Hard Work Delayed gratification Sense of fair play Endure hardship Anglican/male super. Class superiority Non-intellectualism
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Religious Influence USA Sports: Puritan Influ. Break away from Catholic tradition Corrupt Stratified Closed Opposed to all ceremonies - rituals Obscured peoples’ relationship with God Resented amusements of wealthy
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Democratic (personal link to God) Capitalistic (everyone free to succeed. Repression of sensuality
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This note was uploaded on 07/03/2011 for the course ESS 132 taught by Professor Dale during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.

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