Slayde Outline

Thesus statement
Football was created in different ways about 2000 years ago in Greece and since then it has been a game that many Americans have loved to play.

Format for Outline

I. Introduction Why I picked football

A. Background (give us some interesting background information about your topic)

  1. Interesting bit #1:the sport I play is football.
  2. Interesting bit #2: I think football is a interesting sport.
  3. Interesting bit #3:football has been around for a long time.

B. Thesis Statement:Football was created in different ways about 2000 years ago in Greece and since then it has been a game that many Americans have loved to play.

II. First subtopic: Early History of football

A. First Point:Origins

  1. supporting evidence #1:Book title: History of American football Page:4
  2. supporting evidence #2:Author:Allison Dansig

B. Second Point:Where the game began

  1. supporting evidence #1:The game of football began in Greece
  2. supporting evidence #2:In Greece the game was known as Harpastum.

II. Second subtopic:American football History

A. First Point:Origins

  1. supporting evidence #1:Book title:professional sport histories, Football
  2. supporting evidence#2:Subtitle: In the Beginning page:3-4

B. Second Point:Where

  1. supporting evidence #1:American football evolved from the English game called rugby.
  2. supporting evidence #2: in 1876 the a set of rules were made in America to start the game.

IV. Third subtopic:Football starting in America

A. First point:origins

  1. supporting evidence #1:Book: Saga of American football, Author: Weyand
  2. supporting evidence #2:Subtitle:The new football, Page: 82

B. Second Point:when

  1. supporting evidence #1:In the early 1900's the game of football nearly came to ruin
  2. supporting evidence #2:It was because the game was to rough and there was to many casualties, like in 1905 when there were 18 deaths and 149 major injuries.

V. Conclusion: A restatement of the main points of your paper:

A. 1st Point:Football is a very old sport coming from ancient greece.

B. 2nd Point:Football has evolved over the years coming from the east to the west

C. 3rd point: the rules of the game have changed a lot over the years in America

D. Interesting Ending:Football has come to be on of Americas favorite and most exciting sports that like to be watched and or played.

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