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ACEX2100X v1

Module 2 Required Resources


Your course textbook can be accessed via the DART eBook link in the Getting Started module.

  • Understanding sport in early America provides insight into the social, cultural, and historical development of the nation. It allows an understanding of values, beliefs, and practices of various communities while offering perspectives on issues such as identity, race, class, gender, and how they intersect with sporting activities during the early periods of sport. 
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    • Chapter 3: Rise of Rationalized and Modern Sport, 1850-1870
    • Chapter 4: New Identities and Expanding Modes of Sport in the Gilded Aga, 1870-1890
    • Chapter 5: American Sport and Social Change During the Early Progressive Era, 1890-1900