Courtesy of Library of Congress, Twice-a-week plain dealer. (Cresco, Howard County, Iowa), 23 Aug. 1904. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
This newspaper article from 1904 describes the upcoming Olympic games. The events of the games are detailed in the article. The Olympics were part of the culture of ancient Greece and were revived in the late 1800s. This article helps link the ancient games with the modern ones.
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- How does the author connect this account of the modern Olympics to the ancient games? Cite evidence from the text.
- How does the author differentiate the modern Olympics from the ancient games? Cite evidence in the text.
- Do you recognize any of the events described in the article? If so, which ones?
- How does this article show connections between today and the near past as well as the ancient past?
Twice-a-week plain dealer. (Cresco, Howard County, Iowa), 23 Aug. 1904. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress