If you look at "HISTORY" as just wars and memorizing dates of things... that's not the important thing. Who cares about WHERE..and WHAT. The important thing is "WHY!"
WHY did world war 2 happen?
WHY did America break the treaties with the indians?
WHY did Abe Lincoln free the slaves?
WHY did America have slaves to begin with?
WHY does America's constitution mention "HAPPINESS?"
WHY did Hitler believe the Germans were the master-race?
WHY did Communism fail in the Soviet Union?
WHY did China allow 60 million Chinese to starve to death?
Nations have made lots of mistakes. If we don't know history, we will make the same mistakes AGAIN! How would you like to go through another world war? How about repeating SLAVERY again? How about America becoming socialist like CHINA? Will we learn from nations mistakes... or NOT?
People individually make mistakes too. If you only kept track of WHEN and WHERE you made mistakes... how would that help you stop repeating them? We need to study WHY we did those things or we will be doomed to repeat them over and over.
by Rebekah Mabry 5 years ago
What made you decide to pursue your career or studies?Lots of choices and situations are factored into our decisions to do what we do. I study history and literature because I've always been an avid reader, and loved historical and mythological stories. A literature professor encouraged me to study...
by The Frog Prince 7 years ago
What is the best way for history not to repeat itself/We've all hear the old axiom before about "history not repeating itself." Is mankind prone to keep repeating the same mistakes over and over again? Something to ponder before you answer.
by Kissu Bali 4 years ago
Why we study history?i mean the common people who are tired of studying history so why they study if theur ambition is to be a doctor then what are relationship with history
by geethakasiram 8 years ago
Why do we want history subject in schools??I think history is a uselees subject. NO need to memory that subject and writing exams.It cannot be useful for our daily life.
by Ashi 16 months ago
If we learn from our mistakes, why are we always so afraid to make a mistake?
by Monawrites 4 years ago
Why are our adult children hostile to us? How do we handle it?There were some circumstances when they were small that they don't seem to care to want to know about that caused us some poverty and other things, if we turn our backs they get worse than ever threatening to not allow us to see our...
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