Module 3 Individual Assignment – 1936, 1968, 1972 Olympic Games: Politics and the Modern Olympics

Paper details This week you have read, watched, and learned about the events and circumstances of the 1936, 1968 and 1972 Olympic Games. For this assignment, please complete the following: Select one of these three important Olympic Games and summarize what occurred before, during and after the games. Focus on the aspects of these games that were political in nature. Provide two perspectives: From the perspective of the United States. How were the events of these games characterized in the United States? Now research and consider the perspective from the rest of the world. Was it similar in nature to how Americans perceived the events, or different? What is/was the immediate aftermath of these games on both the Olympic movement and society in general? What happened after the games from/and as a result of what transpired? Keep in mind: There is no required format for this assignment, this is a creative presentation. This is an opportunity to use your creativity to present this assignment through any media of your choice (i.e. text, video, audio, KeyNote, Prezi, PowerPoint, or any other means). You want to catch the eye and the interest of who you are presenting to. Creativity is key!

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