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An introduction to History
Name 4 reasons for studying history
1. Understanding change and how our society came to be
2. Learning from past successes and failures
3. Understanding and respecting one another
4. Developing our critical thinking skills
What is history?
the record and the study of past human events that have shaped the way the world is today.
What is change?
a process by which something has become different over time.
What is evidence?
information given to prove a point
What is continuity?
a process by which something has remained the same over time.
What do we learn when we study history?
We look for things that have continued or changed over time.