Pre Industrial Britain Sport 1750 & before

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Define Social:
Our community
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Define Cultural:
The set of beliefs and customs that leads us to behave in a particular way within our community
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Define Social Class:
1.A group defined by their status within a community or population.2.The class that a person may belong to is defined by economic success,family background,friends that you have and education level.3.Social class in Britain is typically divided into
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Define pedestrianism:
A form of 19th century competitive walking
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Outline some key features about mob football:
*Very few rules *Played by peasant classes *Played between villages at the time of celebration/festivity *Extremely violent-people would barricade their homes during the games
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Give some examples of activities for the peasant classes:
Mob football,dog fighting,prize fighting-Simple,often quite violent and had few rules
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Give some examples of activities played by the upper classes:
Real tennis,fox hunting-More sophisticated,complex set of rules,or required money to participate
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What were the activities played by both classes? Name them both and explain:
Pedestrianism-Lower classes would compete in running/walking races & upper class would be sponsors and bet.Another example of a joint activity was Cricket
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Which class had more money and time and why?
The upper classes-due to the peasant classes working exhausting,long hours and the upper classes generally had more time and had more money avaliable,meaning more opportunities for involvement
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What is the difference between an amateur and a professional?
An amateur is a person who competes in sports activities but does not receive money for participating,whereas a professional is a person who competes in sports activities and earns an income by participating
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Define Cultural:

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The set of beliefs and customs that leads us to behave in a particular way within our community

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Define Social Class:

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Define pedestrianism:

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Outline some key features about mob football:

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