The Roarin' 20's*
The Establishment of Football
August 20, 1920 Jim Thorpe and seven other men met up to organize a professional football league in Canton, Ohio. As a result the APFC (American Professional Football Conference) was created and would later become the National Football league. More free time and better transportation to attend local games which allowed individuals to develop a strong loyalty for athletics. Harry Stuhldreher, Jim Crowley, Don Miller, Elmer Layden did a lot to popularize this sport which allowed for it to grow more popular than any other sport during this time. Today football has become known by many as the nation's most popular sport.
Birth of a Mass Culture
Culture Civil War
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