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  • The Importance of History Essay

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    What is history? Should we study history? Who creates history? Is history relevant? The definition of history, is a question which has sparked international debate for centuries between the writers, readers, and the makers of history. It is a vital topic which should be relevant in our lives because it?s important to acknowledge past events that have occurred in our world that deeply influences the present. This essay will discuss what history is, and why we study it. History is the study

  • The Importance Of The Discipline Of History

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    The premise of the discipline of History is understood to be the packaged and reconstructed historical past and Historiography is understood to be the way in which we study the writings of this historical past and Leopold von Ranke is credited with implementing the processes that changed historiography in the mid-nineteenth century. For context, in assessing some of the contributions made by Leopold von Ranke to the concept of historiography it is necessary to look at the way in which historiography

  • Importance of History Essay

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    Many students wonder why the study of history is so important in today’s curriculums. A simple answer to that is, one cannot proceed without knowledge of the past, or to say that one learns from others mistakes as well as their own. This being true, another reason to study history is to see, not only our mistakes so we may learn, but also to see the good influences that molded the world and culture we live in. The ancient civilizations of the Greeks, Hebrews and Romans contributed to our modern civilization

  • The Importance Of Superstitions In History

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    Throughout history, many superstitions have grown ranging from not opening an umbrella inside, to seeing a black cat crosses in front of you. Some of these traditions we pass on today may seem crazy and we could wonder who came up with these insane ideas. Although the superstitions may not be completely sound they all have an explanation in history. One of the most well-known superstitions would be triskaidekaphobia, or a fear of the number 13. This might seem irrational, but it has a basis in religious

  • The Importance Of Technology In History

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    and people in our history play a very important role in who we are, and what we have today. We now call our world a “modern” world, and that’s because of the events that took place in our past. If it wasn’t for advancements during certain periods in our history, the technology that we have today, would not be the same. These advancements have allowed us to expand our knowledge on how technology works and how it is perceived. Technological advancements happened all throughout history, and even shaped

  • Importance Of Geography On The History

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    Importance of Geography in the History When the first Europeans came to the new world, the only people they met were different tribes of Native Americans living all over North America. Native American had a huge amount of land that they used for farming and hunting purposes. The natives believed that the land was given to them by their God and no one is the rightful owner of any land in America. The native tribes would move from place one to another and other tribes would come and take live in that

  • The History and Importance of the Trebuchet

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    "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." A. C. Clarke (Clarke). Throughout history, people have relied on technology to aid them. Technology has played an important role throughout time as a tool that has allowed people to achieve accomplishments never before possible. Technology has been crucial to survival as it has been used in warfare. Technology was used for both offensive and defense systems during times of siege, and could determine the fate of entire empires

  • The Importance Of Family History

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    Knowing our family history is essential to understanding ourselves and basic humanity and diversity. Family history helps to keep memories alive and allow each generation to have an idea of who they are and where they come from. It helps to provide meaningful connections to our ancestors. Old photos, letters, and journals give us a glimpse into what our ancestors were really like. Family histories are passed down to generations in the form of stories. As a young kid, I used to cajole my grandfather

  • The History and Importance of Cotton

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    As early as the 1700s, cotton began to make its mark. The United States, in the 1800s, adopted cotton as its leading export and it was one of the world’s largest suppliers of the plant. Cotton allowed for the United States’ economy to drastically boom, for most of the world’s supply of cotton came from the American Southern soil. The cotton industry, powered by the extensive and tedious labor of the African American slaves, generated enormous sums of money for the United States. “In many respects

  • The History and Importance of Robots

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    The first known robot was created around 400-350 BC by the mathematician Archytas and was a steam powered pigeon. Archytas constructed his bird out of wood and used steam to power the movement of the robot. This bird was then suspended from a pivot bar at one point the bird managed to fly as much as 200 meters before it ran out of steam. This is not only the first known robot. Robots are machines capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically or controlled by imputed source by