Historical Perspective Analysis

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In my opinion, historical perspective best enhances our understanding of events in the twentieth-century Canadian history. Historical perspective means understanding what it may have been like from the perspective of someone at the time of the historical event, what impacted them, and how they felt. For example, while learning about the roaring twenties you must make an effort to understand why citizens were spending so much money. Presently, it makes more sense to save money rather than spend it. This is because job opportunities were often scarce, with the example of fresh college grads startled by the lack of jobs (Newman Rick, 2016) and the goods and service’s prices being fairly high. However, the 1920s were a time of cultural and emotional

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