Chapter 1 Class 6 History - Studying the past

Why do we need to study the past?


Points to be remembered:

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Answer to be written in the exam:

  • History is made up of events that occurred in the past.
  • History teaches us about the past. The study of the past is essential to understand the present.
  • History is a continuous story of one event leading to another, the present can only be understood by understanding the past.
  • Develops critical thinking skills : History requires us to analyze and interpret evidence from the past , which helps develop critical thinking skills. We learn to e valuate sources, weigh evidence, and construct arguments based on facts.
  • Provides a sense of identity and connection: Learning about the history of our own culture and society can give us a sense of identity and connection to our heritage.
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