Jesse Owens Accomplishments

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Jesse Owens was a very revolutionary figure. Some of the reasons he was revolutionary was that he won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games, at the 1935 Big Ten Track and Field Championship he broke 3 world records and he tied one world record, and after he was a runner in the olympics he was a motivational speaker. Jesse Owens was one of the most well-known African American athletes in sports history. He also was one of the greatest olympians to ever compete, probably ranking in the top-5. After considering many 20th century leaders and revolutionaries Jesse Owens was one of the few that had a major effect on our country’s history because he stood up for african americans rights, Owens’ accomplishments while running track, and Owens’ accomplishments after running track.
One reason Jesse Owens was revolutionary was because he stood up for African American rights. Owens won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games. His achievement represented a rebuke of the Nazi Party’s theories of Aryan racial superiority. Hitler went to the 1936 Olympic Games and watched Jesse Owens race. Hitler believed the Germans were the dominant race. Owens became the first American track and field
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He was a very revolutionary man but these are the main three reasons he was. Owens won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games. This made him revolutionary because his achievement represented a rebuke of the Nazi Party’s theories of Aryan racial superiority. At the 1935 Big Ten Track and Field Championship he broke 3 world records and he tied one world record. This was the greatest 45 minutes ever in sports history. After he was a runner in the olympics he was a motivational speaker. Owens is one of the most well-known athletes and he will never be

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