Hartismere School

An outstanding coeducational secondary school and sixth form college

what can the Olympics tell us about the 20th century

during the 20th century lots of things were changing in the Olympics and around the world. in the Olympics in 1928 for the first time women were aloud to complete in track events but after the 800m people complained that they looked too tired so women still had a long way too equal rights. in another Olympics in Berlin 1936 (Hitler used it for Nazi propaganda) Jesse Owens (a black american) one four gold medals and annoyed Hitlers racist beliefs. this shows that racism was still a problem Rufus Burridge