5. Cultural awareness – Why? History is full of significant events from across the world and traditions which can help us understand current cultures since many of their traditions are based on their history.
4. Inspiration – How? History encompasses many stories, people, and cultures many of these lead writers to write memorable stories set in the past, many of our important works of literature are historical from the Illiad to the works of Walter Scott and Alexandre Dumas. Painters recreated scenes from the past, songs of the past are still sung to this day.
3. Practical skills – How? History is a large subject by its nature and to properly study it you will learn new skills such as writing, how to research a subject and critical thinking to number a few and all important since their usefulness is not limited to history.
2. History is relevant – Why? Because many of our current affairs such as politics, culture, and technology were influenced or are the result of history.
1.History helps us learn from the past – How? From events like Hitler’s attack on Russia to religious conflicts, history is rich in tales from which we can learn and help us create a better future.