Essay About The Movie Remember The Titans

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Remember The Titans Essay

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In 1971 Coach Herman Boone replaced a popular, successful white coach at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia, in that community's effort to finally integrate its schools. The school and community were angrily divided by the federal integration order, and the volatility of the situation was heightened by the abrupt demotion of Coach Yoast and Boone's promotion to Head Coach. In this movie Coach Boone is on a mission to try to get the white and black players to unite and play together as a team. He wanted the two races to become a team. Around that time, there was a lot of racism and a lot of schools were segregated, so the players obviously didn't get along with each other at first. A lot changed when Boone replaced Yoast…show more content…

This team actually started becoming a team after Coach Boone gave an inspiring speech at the graveyard in Gettysburg. That is when a team actually started to form. The speech was about the Civil War that happened at Gettysburg. He told the players to hear closely, because if they do, they can hear people saying things about killing their own brothers. He told the players that they have to stop fighting with one another and start thinking of each other as brothers and come together as a team and start seeing life in a different perspective. After that, they had plenty of practices and worked hard until they learned how to get along, and they finally did that. It was beautiful to watch them get along and become a team. They were becoming friends and would joke with one another in the locker rooms. Mostly everyone get along. Julius and Gary were becoming great friends, which was hard to believe, because they hated each other at first. Later on, they got a new player. He had long hair, and they called him "Sunshine". He was a quarterback and was the newest player on the mighty Titans. The team thought he was gay but he really wasn't.

The team was ready to come back home after all the hard practices at camp. The town still didn't accept the fact that these two races were going to play on the same team. The parents of some of the players didn't like it, and the town didn't like it. On top of that, Coach Boone had to win every game. If

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This is and essay on how Remember the Titans is associated with different phases of health, social, metal-emotional, and physical.

First of all Social health is associated with the movie is all the boys getting told that because of their race they weren't aloud to hang out with each other. Another way is when Coach Boone gets the job of Head Coach for T.C. William's High football team. The white players parent's tell them not to play for Coach Boone because he is black. Then after all is said and done the white and the black players play together on the team.

The Metal & Emotional way that the movie is associated with health is that, During the camp when the players were made to live with another player of a different race as them. They started to respect and understand each other and then the whole team became closer.

A second way this happened was when after a football game the Titans won Gerry's white girlfriend asked him to get in the car with her to go party and he refused and went with his black friends. A third way is that in when one of the white players was not blocking for a black Quarterback the Captain of the team, Gerry had him kicked off the team because he was not blocking for a black player.

The physical way the Remember the Titans is associated with health is that, at the camp Coach Boone works the players very hard in the hot sun and denies them of water to make them "stronger". Cause in his mind water makes you "weak" then every game he had the players give him their all and that drained every one physically after the game. But winning made it all right.

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