The modern sport evolved from Native American intertribal ball play is lacrosse. It came from the Native Americans called Iroquois who lived in what is now New York, Pennsylvania, and other parts of Northeastern USA. This sport played a significant religious and community role in tribes.
The Founding Fathers, the framers of the Constitution, wanted to form a government that did not allow one person to have too much authority or control. While under the rule of the British king they learned that this could be a bad system.