Essay on How important History is today

Submitted By snowbaby114
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How important is history to the average person today? Well I don’t think that anyone especially in school, like high school kids take history very seriously nor do they think that it is important to them. The kids know that they have to take a history class to graduate from high school, so they just take the class and go on about their business. Some adults don’t understand either why they need to understand history. Without history, we would not be where we are today. By learning about the past it teaches us a little bit better about how we got to where we are today. History is about things that happened in the past, God, art, and wars. If we did not take a History class while we were in high school and we did not know about the wars that went on, how would we know that one was going on without learning what happened in the past?

Not only is History about the past, God, art, wars, it is also about technology. Some people don’t think about that. When people hear the word “History” they think “oh man do I really have to take that, I am not going to need to know any of that stuff.” I believe we do need to know what happened in the past, so you will know where we got to where we are today. God is in the past, but he is how we got here today. We also need to learn about History to learn about how the American Flag got here, The Declaration of Independence, and The Revolutionary War. History is in the past but we still need to know what happened in the past, for