First think why history is an important enough topic that it warrants studying?
Recall issues and events that took place the year you were born, when your parents were your age, and when your grandparents were your age, then write a brief statement of a cause and effect on how the events discussed has affected your own lives.
Choose one of the quotes and explain how it relates to learning about history.
A. History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
— Napoleon Bonaparte
B. The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.
— Winston Churchill
C. History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
D. History has been a continuous exercise in creative problem solving.
— Michael J. Gelb
E. In times like these, it is helpful to remember that there have always been times like these.
— Paul Harvey