We can’t believe we’re not seeing more cool history nerds put this together…
The 🇺🇸 National Soccer Team will play England on July 2nd — the REAL Independence Day!
This year’s Women’s World Cup team feels like a lot like the ‘99ers (our first real memory of the potential for sports to improve society).
But this game, 20 years later, seems even more significant…
1) It reminds us how American memory often plays.
A record 6 million watched the U.S. Women beat France. But the men’s team still makes 6x that much money at this level. This is why the U.S. Women’s Team is suing U.S. Soccer for pay equality.
The words “all men are created equal” certainly becomes more relevant here!
And the battle for pay significance outweighs any battle for dates.
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We hope American history will mark this July 2nd, 2019 as another Women’s Independence Day. #payday
It’s not necessarily the date that matters: It’s how we remember it.
Great American inquiry
The 4th of July and recent current events get us thinking about what makes America great and what makes a great…
2) It reminds us of the game’s Global significance.
No other revolution in World History was as successful as the American Revolution. It established representative government, totally transferred power, and eventually established political legitimacy.
USWNT lawsuit in the news, but pay equality a global fight at Women's World Cup
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The American Revolution set the stage for Revolutions in more places around the world, like France, Haiti, and Ireland.
3) It reminds us that Sport often improves society.
Here are a few of your “Founding Mothers” too…
Worst-case scenario, this History-in-the-making should bring us all together.
Yell it out again for the people in the back:
U-S-A! 🇺🇸 U-S-A! 🇺🇸 U-S-A! 🇺🇸