Happy Birthday to Tommie Smith (born June 6, 1944)...former track & field athlete and wide receiver in the American Football League. At the 1968 Summer Olympics, Smith won the 200-meter dash finals in 19.83 seconds – the first time the 20 second barrier was broken. His Black Power salute with John Carlos atop the medal podium caused controversy at the time as it was seen as politicizing the Olympic Games. It remains a symbolic moment in the history of the American Civil Rights Movement.
This is a timeline of the history of the modern OlympicsThe idea for the revival of the Olympic Games began in 1892when Baron Pierre de Coubertin of France founded the International Olympic Committee and began planning the first modern Olympic Games.The questions require students to not only use the timeline to locate information, but some of the questions require math computation as well.I have other timelines available.
This shows Phineas' unrealistic perspective later in the story of WWII. He wished to participate in the Winter Olympics of 1944, which were cancelled because of World War II, in which Phineas didn't want to believe was happening.