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Introduction to History
Why do we study History

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History

  1. 1. Why study it?
  2. 2. Mental Activity...Recall your previous knowledge ofHISTORY (when you were still inelementary).What images/visions do you see?What ideas can you conceive?What words can you think of?What’s on your mind right now?
  3. 3. Quickly…WRITE YOUR THOUGHTS ON APIECE OF PAPER.Hurry before it slips away…
  4. 4. his·to·ry [his-tuh-ree, his-tree]–noun, plural -ries.1. the branch of knowledge dealing with pastevents.2. a continuous, systematic narrative of past eventsas relating to a particular people, country, period,person, etc., usually written as a chronologicalaccount;EX. a history of France; a Medical history of a patient.
  5. 5. In short…Study of chronologically arranged events about the totality of human experiences… Ancestor/Heads Country Origin Religion Culture Government Events Places
  6. 6. BUT WHY STUDY HISTORY??
  7. 7. Know Thyself… -SocratesImportance:• It gives us knowledge of the past.• We can use this knowledge to make better decisions.• To make us understand the present situations• We can develop skills -leadership -comprehension -analysis -differentiation• To prevent the past from coming back and making the same mistakes• Develop a sense of NATIONALISM
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