Why is sport important in American culture?
Sports are important in American culture because it shows who you are and what u play for. For example, soccer is most common in Italy or Spain.
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Very, and their importance is growing everyday. Kids have sports at school as part of the syllabus from a very early age (that means 3 hours a week and consists of gym and may include football, basketball, volleyball and even swimming at the town's sports club, since most schools make special arrang…ements to take their students there for a special price too) and that goes on till the end of their secondary education, when they are 18 years old. Besides that, many go to their local clubs and take part in tourneys of every imaginable thing. Skating, tennis and martial arts most fashionable these days. You see many adults in clubs too, on their own or with monitors. And many people love to cycle, walk, jog or run just about everywhere. The news include a sports section 3 times a day. The country is parallized during the great soccer football matches every weekend and then there are debates -and arguments and rows too- about them on TV almost every day and several national *daily* sports newspapers (besides the sports sections in ordinary newspapers) Some daring guys even try their luck at boxing, football or baseball! (MORE)
Sports are very important. Some people play sports for money and fame, but I think the true meaning is to have fun. Children join teams and make friends, and isn't that just a great thing, to know that you have those friends to trust and to grow up with. You can also enjoy sports because you know th…at you are getting exercise and it feels amazing to have muscles, doesn't it? Exercise is key to a healthy life style and I think more people should realize that, even though it kills to go outside and sweat, it will pay off in the long run, so if you just take the chance, you will be proud of your work. (MORE)
Sports are very important. Not only to kids, but for adults aswell. When you play sports, you meet so many people you probablywouldn't if you didn't play. You get to know people that enjoyplaying the same sport you do. Sports aren't only fun, they keepyou in shape too. You improve your agility, endu…rance, and overallstrength, and you reduce stress. it let us in a good health (MORE)
I have wondered this myself. Sports are only important in one way. That is the entertainment industry. Think about it, sports only are given pride and entertainment for people to see. That is the only reason sports are important. Sure they may be ways to get yourself exercised, but you can do that b…y yourself. Maybe they are a way to kill time. That is true, but when the athlete does not get accepted, then what happens? They work for the ones that did not do sports in school. (MORE)
American culture is made up of religions, foods, education, music, languages, holiday traditions, technology, and freedoms.
- Culture determines what we know-- the sum of all the angles in a triangle; what a screw driver is used for; how to use a computer to find out where Peloponnesians are. . - Culture determines what we don't know-- how to catch a fish by hand; how to build a dugout canoe and navigate the …Seas without chart or compass. . -Culture determines what we want to be-- lawyer; dairy farmer; computer programmer; doctor; shaman; pearl diver (MORE)
sports are important because you get strength and it is fun. you have to work out or then you are not gonna have energy in your body that's why sports is important
Culture is important because When the word "culture" is mentioned, we can think of many things as "cultural", such as language, clothings... etc, because we classify cultures of different places. However, culture is so valuable that it has to be kept for thousands of years,and passed on by one gene…ration to another. Culture is so important that it is more than its distinct visible features, if we extends this to the inner self of a person, to members within a society, further to the whole community, maybe we can find some answers by finding out how they are affected by culture. and also... Since culture can form invisible bonds between members in the community, this can hold people with the same cultural background together, passing on the values. This propogation of values is can not only transmit culture knowledge and retain the relationship among people, it also builds up a long term tradition after years and years. Culture is strengthened in this way because it can give background and reference to its later generations of its ability of keeping the long-term tradition, gaining the sense of belonging of people to the country of that culture. Last But Not Least, Culture is important because it explains what that place is also about and its history. (MORE)
Sports are important in American culture because it gives everyonea shared language and a common thread. In a diverse society commonground helps bring people together.
i don't think any one in the world has the ability to answer this incredibly ambiguous question.
Culture is important because it can bring people together and you can learn how other people in a different culture live their life.
To follow your own beliefs and values and tradition. Although some things you believe in might be true to you and/or your culture, it could still be illegal such as terrorism.
Culture is Important because it defines us, it makes us or our state/province/country who we/they are. In history it is important because it was the general reason historical figures did what they did. It is the same for nowadays. If you want to learn about specific cultures, use google.
Yes there is. Americans wear baseball caps and watch sports. They eat hamburgers. I have lived in the US my entire life. I do not wear* baseball caps, I hardly ever watch sports because I do have better things to do (no offense if you do), and I'm a vegetarian. Oh, I must not be an American then,… right? Not all residents or citizens of a country conform to its cultural norms. Watching baseball and eating at MacDonald's may well be the cultural norm in America even if some people do not conform to it. I bet there are English people who don't drink tea either. (MORE)
In a word - minutely.. Whilst it could be argued that sports like cricket and rugby have taken on some American aspects in terms of promotion and televised coverage, the essence of the sports remain British. It is important to note here that forms of Baseball were played in Britain long before the …establishment of the United States and Gridiron is a derivation of rugby so perhaps a more pertinant question would be how have British sports influenced American culture.. Anyhoo ... to go back to your question ... the only American sport to have a tangible impact on Australian culture is basketball. In the eighties NBA games were televised on Australian television and developed quite a following. The local professional league, the NBL, was well attended and televised during this period and into the next decade however since the turn of the millennium basketball in Australia has seen a sharp decline in popularity. It would best be considered a minority sport today, comparable with lawn bowls and netball.. The biggest impact American sports have had on Australia would be in the field of merchandise and sports apparel. Coupled with the hip-hop culture, baseball and basketball hats/singlets carry cultural attachments to US culture. Sports brands such as Nike and Reebok have a noticeable influence in general.. Perhaps Australian culture has yet to take much from American sports due to the exclusive nature of them. 'World Series' competitions contested purely by American teams hardly offer countries like Australia a pathway to playing these sports at the top level. Australia is used to international competition in sports like rugby and cricket and American sports do not really offer the same breadth or regularity of international competition. (MORE)
they help you stay in shape and they are fun and can get you money
1. Economic situation 2. Oil Consumption Crisis 3. The War in Iraq and Afghanistan 4. Environmental Concerns (global warming) 5. A multitude of religious/fundamentalists arguments The order of these issues are relative from person to person in terms of importance.
All are equal. It depends upon you that which game u join... But i play table tennis because i am fond of it :) :)
Horses were important to the Native Americans because it allowed them to travel vast distances in shorter periods of time. Thus allowing them to strike enemies and prey at a quicker pace. Buffalo were important because it was the main meat provider for the tribes. The buffalo pelts were used to cove…r the Teepee's of the nomadic tribes as well as clothing. The buffalo chips (dried Buffalo dung) were used to start fires because it was made up of digested grass and straw making it a great source of kindling (MORE)
I would say because of the literary and musical contributions to society; the symbol of the Roaring '20s. It was a burst of African American culture; even though Caribbeans and French also participated. Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Bessie Smith were just some of the great musicians that beca…me a staple in the nightlife of Harlem. African Americans no longer bowed down to the "white man". They had a mind of their own and didn't want to act like their past suppressors. (MORE)
It had an important role on alot of people, and change alot for us now today and this society, im glad we have sports today...
well my people came up with le cross i guess you could say diffrent religions play diffrent sports but it's not true because there are so man diff sports ppl playing diff from most of other ppls point of view they say like off African Americans play basket ball and like only ittalians play soccer al…ot or something like that. (MORE)
black people tend to AMAZING at every sport that has a ball. which happens to be a majority of sports
With materialism and SELF becoming more important in human life, some thought that the culture is something an old tradition and old fashion. But it solely depends on their own country. Most of them believe culture is important for their whole life, because they are different from the modern times.… amitshrestha (MORE)
It is the matter of staying in shape and working out for it. It helps you to stay fit and you can achieve so much more doing sports. There's Football, Soccer, Baseball, and Basketball are the main sports.
Sports are important for physical activities, health, strength, fitness and to keep people from obesity, diseases and more.
Sports are very important to people of all ages. Sports will provide people of all ages with much needed physical exercise which can lead to better health and a better functioning body. Sports not only provide a means to get healthier, they also provide people with fun recreation. Sports are importa…nt because it teaches children and people of all ages how to work together as a team, and it stresses the importance of teamwork. Not only this but it also gives people a sense of competition, and teaches one another good sportsmanship. (MORE)
The Olmec culture was important to the early history of theAmericans because it provided significant knowledge on survival invarious areas of the country. Many of the customs that werepracticed by the Olmec people were adopted by the Americans and canstill be seen in life throughout many areas of th…e country today. (MORE)
People in entertainment seem to have more importance than any one group in American culture, which in many people's eyes is very sad including to those in entertainment.
sports are important for the health, psychical and mental . they help take aggression and keep people fit
This trade of items helped the two groups to learn more about eachother. It also opened up a line of communication between thepeople.
it is influenced by the different races of people coming together in the united states and enjoying yourself.
The most important group or intitution for children learning about American political culture is the?
The family is rapidly being displaced by institutions such as the electronic media, including television and the Internet. In addition, after early childhood, the schools and peer groups at least rival the early influence of the family. Even the influence of the family early in life has been diminis…hed by the influence of extensive child care outside the home and very early exposure to TV. (MORE)
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for example: the Indians played lacrosse as a religious ritual that was part of there culture when they were around
Why does sport have a place in American culture during times of economic political or military conflict as occurred during the Revolutionary Era?
During times of conflict/hardship people often need a distraction to help them feel good about something. If your team wins it can make you feel good, even if only for a day.
Pro sports are important to the culture because it is an oppurtunitty for people to see the worlds elite players. Like Kobe Bryant and like Drew Breese.
American culture extends from the northernmost reaches of Canada to the southern tip of South America. Try narrowing the scope of the question.
The fact that the U.S. had possession of the Philippines until World War II allowed American culture, including sports, to rub off on the nation. This is present in many ways. For example, the fact that basketball is somewhat popular.
The increase in British imports during the 1700s ensured that therewas a lot of assimilation on the part of the Americans. A lot ofthe clothing that was common in Britain was transferred to the USAand America also gained from the raw materials that were availableonly in British colonies.
The reason why storytelling is so important to Native Americans' culture is because it passes down history of their ancestors and the creation of the Indians. Some of the stories that were told were about how things came to be, about why things happened, and to teach a lesson.
The sprint i cant remember the exact length, the discus toss, and the javalin throw i believe idk about the last one
What is an important difference between Islamic and American culture is the socioeconomic structure?
In Islam they are limited to doing many things that are easily allowed in the American. Certain things such as Drinking alcohol, eating pork, and the women have to cover their bodies etc. This is just a couple of facts that i know as a Muslim. Hope this helped a bit :)
Yes, I think the romantic movement was important to American culture because if it had never occurred, we wouldn't have known about the influential painters, authors, and poets we know about today. (Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, a…nd Walk Whitman) (MORE)
Spirituals and Religion. Strong religious convictions, close personal bonds, and abundance of music helped enslaved African Americans endure the brutal conditions of plantation life.
Culture and sports are the two sides of the same coins. Culture is our rich history and sport is our future investment but yes preserving culture is important. Culture marks our existence. Just for the sake, culture is the identity of every nation. Like, Indians are known by their Indian culture of …saints, hermitages n all. Likewise, Chinese are well known for old Buddhism knowledge, kung fu and karate styles. (MORE)
Sports are important in America because it brings society together and allows people to make money and do what they love at the same time
They're pretty good in Hockey, Baseball, Soccer, and Basketball that is all I can think of that the USA are good at but they are very great at the sports listed above I actually think they are good at every sport but these are only the sports with national teams so that is pretty good these are only… the popular sports with National teams the NFL is not a sport with any national team just in case you thought I left out the popular sport NFL it is because NFL does Super Bowls and that is their biggest event there is no special national event in case you are not a football expert that should pretty much answer your question. (MORE)
no and yes...... they are good because you meet new people test your abilitys havefun. they are bad because they can lead to permanate injuries also whenyou retire from a sport you will be all banged. also do you likehospitals?
Pacific Northwest. In fact even today they are allowed a particularnumber of whales they can capture for cultural reasons.