In this age of technology and science, the study of history is often neglected or skimmed over in our educational system. But a knowledge of history is vital not just to the individual but to the life of a community. Here are seven ways the study of history is essential according to the History Relevance Campaign:
1-Identity: the stories of the past enable people to discover their own place in the world, in their community and their families.
2-Critical skills: the practice of history teaches research, judgment of the accuracy and reliability of sources, awareness of multiple perspectives, written and oral communication and other skills critical to a
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