Why don't you go on over there and eat with your people? How did Gerry Bertier deal with the fact that he was paralyzed? Why don't you cool out? Well, he broke a bone in the wrist. List, in chronological order if you can, the key incidents in this film that show racial barriers being broken down. Be sure to visit the Gerry Bertier Foundation web site at to learn more about Gerry and to discover how you can contribute to spinal cord injury research. Bill Yoast, Denzel Washington, Herman Boone 916 Words 3 Pages Jennifer Graves Summer School Health Class June 6, 2008 Remember the Titans Essay Have you ever watched a movie where there was not a conflict at some point that needed to be solved? Back to the real world, Bertier. In the movie, it is the integration of the black George Washington and the white T. We're pretty set at the, uh, quarterback, Colonel, but, uh, if the boy's any good, you may want to check out Wilson or Hamilton. There was uproar among the white players and their parents because their white head coach was being replaced.
That's asking a lot of people, but having come to know these individuals through the research for this Learning Guide, the authors believe that this probably would have happened. Just give him a little cushion. You want any of us to play for you, you reserve half the open positions for Hammond players, half the offense, half the special teams. Hey, Herb-- You go to hell. Only later did Boone learn that the school board never intended him to succeed.
We're gonna change the way we eat. Yoast sought to be more obviously nurturing. The movie begins with an African American head football. Yeah, well, what did you expect? I remember the high school field trip to Virginia in 2002 when I first saw the movie. He was named National Prep School Football Player of the Year, and received First Team All-Region, All-State, and All-American honors.
The film also celebrates success on the football field, however the greater messages explore racism and the friendships that develop. Don't say that to me. We're moving like molasses out there, for crying out loud! In real life, the accident occurs after the Titans already won the championship game. She was asking me about Sheryl. Only six blocks away from his house, the car went out of control striking both a fire hydrant and a flashing school sign, the latter of which sent the car tearing across the road into a ditch GerryBertier.
The Titans became the city's most important football team. I don't care ifI go down with ya, but before God, I swear I'll see every last one of you thrown injail. While Boone is fire, Yoast is ice. Although there were no battles or gunfights our country was torn in half. Suggested Response: Boone's patronizing attitude toward Yoast's daughter is an example of male chauvinism, and the initial prejudice against Sunshine is an example of prejudice against persons with a different lifestyle.
Football is about controlling that anger. I figured you weren't going to make out to the Berg, no way. It's like watching Monday NightFootball. The cause of the accident was determined to be a mechanical failure in the motor mount of his engine. Actually, he had more of a responsibility since he was an adult and employed to teach the students. Take a good look at her. However a mass protest was being held against the integration of the school due to the brutal murder of a black student.
Yeah, this is my sanctuary right here. The historical context indicates that the main adversity faced was the racial. Who honored the Citizenship Pillar of Character in this film and how did they do it? Then the schoolboard forced us to integrate. I reserve the right to refuse service to anybody. They're gonna score on us all night if you don't-- He's too fast, Gerry. The way I see it, if these boys can fight a war together, they can play football together. They ruled their universe with absolute power.
They dominated almost every game that they played, shutting out their opponents in nine of their thirteen games and outscoring them by a margin of 338-38. And you can tell whoever threw this brick through my window they can come visit me anytime. See you on the bus. This paper will visit several leadership theories and methods from respected sources and compare and contras some situations to current situations experienced. I know you didn't call me no Uncle Tom. You all gonna play like you ain't got no heart? During training camp, Boone pushes his players in practice and denies them water.
Well, that football field out there tonight, that's our universe. Buckley -- Nonfiction -- Grades 4 and up; Quarterbacks! Bertier gained employment with Abbey Medical, selling medical equipment to the handicapped. Let's just get some particulars and get this over with. Coach Yoast didn't use profanity the film character does , but it was another story with Coach Boone. Despite this injury, Bertier remained an active , participating in the Wheelchair Olympics and winning multiple. It will make or break a company … a church … a home. Its players represented the entire town.