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    History. History can be defined in numerous ways, such as the past and the study concerning the past. Whilst both definitions sound the same, there is a clear distinction between the two. The main difference between them is that history expressed as the past refers to the entire series of events that took place before a given point in time, while history as the study of the past is the branch of knowledge that deals with past events. The past involves everything that has occurred since the beginning

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    The Past Essay

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    The Past Q- Think of a positive event from your childhood. What happened? In my childhood I was literally a child with a really bad attitude and nature. I didn’t care for anything and I was unaware what is happening around me. I never used to respect poor and needy people. Instead, I used to make fun of them. I used to waste my money and roaming around here and there for no reasons, I used to treat poor people like slaves and animals and I did not care what they think about me. I didn’t know anything

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    “THE HISTORIAN’S TASK IS TO UNDERSTAND THE PAST; THE HUMAN SCIENTIST, BY CONTRAST, IS LOOKING TO CHANGE THE FUTURE.” TO WHAT EXTENT IS THIS TRUE IN THESE AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE? The historian’s task of developing an understanding of the past involves the study of the human past as described in the written documents and objects left by human beings related to a particular point or period in time. However, there is always the problem of authenticity of evidence and the interpretation of events that may

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    The Unpredictable Past This book contains fourteen different essays that Levine uses to convey his personal outlook on American cultural history and to establish his view that historians should broaden their scope of research to include important elements of history that have relatively been completely ignored. His essays are extremely well written and express a deep understanding of the subject that they pertain to. Levine covers topics that most historians have shied away from or determined were

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    Influence of past and present. Definitely we all have our past and what we are living with is present. Past could be sweet or bitter whatever we have spent directly and indirectly influences our present. It is also said that our present is determined by our past. How we spent our childhood, environment we have grown up, education we took, family background, nature of the family members and occupations of our parents. All of those are the past variables connected with our present. That’s why our

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    An American novelist Wendell Berry once said that “the past is our definition.” But does the past truly hold enough strength to impact one’s life? Is it merely a faded thought? Or does it provide an insight into one’s being? Quite often the past is simply referred to as a certain amount of elapsed time. However, it is more than just a quantifying term. The past is the memoir of one’s existence. It is the recollection of memories. The past is the keeper of our dreams, our struggles and our fears

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    Past American History

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    Do You Know About Past American History? “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots”(Marcus Garvey). I think that this quote is a good example of people today. A lot of people need to learn about our past history if they haven’t yet already. You need to learn our past history because we need to learn of our past wars, how far our country has come since 1776, and for people to show our Veteran’s and soldiers more respect. These

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    The past is so vital to the characters of Danticat’s novel The Dew Breaker because despite most of the trauma the characters have undergone in the past, they must keep living with it and tell their story. One piece of symbolism that is persistent between every chapter are the scars that every character has. Scars have been a central image of this novel both literally and metaphorically. Each character has their unique scars that they must carry with them. The story, in the end, talks about how the

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    Oodgeroo Noonuccal’s poem “The Past” was first published in 1970, narrated in the first person, by the poet herself, with only her ancestors mentioned as other characters. Ostensibly, it appears to be a reminiscence about an earlier time in the writer’s life as she compares her ‘accidental present’ living in suburbia with idealistic memories of her indigenous heritage. The idea that past and present are connected is a recurring theme throughout the poem. Noonuccal is both the woman next to the ‘electric

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    The past tense can affect someone very much, and it makes it hard for a person to move on for their present and future. It can be really significant for them, they keep on bringing the past back in their lives, and do everything to bring it back. In this case, is presented by Fitzgerald, Jay Gatsby. Scott Fitzgerald constantly makes Gatsby to bring his past with Daisy Buchanan, and for her is the reason why Jay Gatsby became a wealthy person. Jay Gatsby, came from a North Dakota. His family were

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