What were some major sporting events in the 1920's?
The 1920s also known as:
-the Roaring 20s
-the Jazz Age
-the Age of the Automobile
-A decade shaped by two progressive Era Amendments :
+19th [Women Suffrage]
>economic growth and relative prosperity
>League of Nations established.
>The 18th Amendment to the US Constitution goes into effect, prohibiting alcohol in the United States.
>The 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, granting women the right to vote, is ratified.
>The United States Senate votes against joining the League of Nations.
>Mexican revolution (1910-1920) ends.
>End of WW1
>The great Stock market Crash of 1929
>Era of Flappers, The Model T, Sound/Audio movies
>Debates/disputes over human origin and the Scopes trial
-[Christianity beliefs of Human creation from God & the theory of Evolution] this thing is an ass
For the host nation, it allows them to showcase the nation. Economic benefits of showcasing the nation include attracting foreign investment. The tourism generated by the event also boosts the economy. For athelets, it gives them the opportunity to pit themselves against the best in the world. Winners usually earn more in international sporting events than regular sporting events. For spectators, they get to see a high level of competition, making it more entertaining.
'God Save the Queen', which is the national anthem of the United Kingdom. At sporting events where England compete, the anthem for English teams is 'God Save the Queen'. 'God Save the King' is used when the United Kingdom has a king. At some sporting events the crowd has been heard to sing 'God save our gracious team' rather than 'God save our gracious queen'.
There were many major events that happened in 2007. Some of these include the major deadly earthquake and nuclear meltdown in Japan, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's resignation, the Virginia Tech massacre, the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, the first deaths in the crackdown by the Myanmar military, and the major deadly earthquake in Peru.