Have you ever thought why people are keeping history records like history books? Or why do we have history class? Why is it important that we know our history? Will it affect our life? History is very important because the history from the past affects the present and the future. What have been done from the past were the things that we are enjoying today. The reason why history books are kept for the future generation to know what happened in the past. Like for example the history of World War I & II. These wars have affected so many lives especially the survival. It’s interesting to know how the war started and how it ended. One of those people might be your great grandparents. Will you not be interested to know what happened during those times and how the people survive the war? The reason that we have an idea about the past is because of the history that were recorded and compiled. Those history books will remind us of the things that happened in the past that has affected and influenced the culture, tradition, and the freedom that we enjoy today. History can teach us some important principles especially o how to appreciate the things that we enjoy today.
We need to be thankful for those courageous heroes and heroines that fight for their rights to pursue something that they know people can benefit to. Like for example the bridges that were built to connect one place to another. There has been a huge and long argument before that bridge was build. People have died and have suffered just to have the bridge built for future reference. Another importance of history books is to give us knowledge about how our ancestor lived their lives before from their culture, tradition, religious beliefs, and the food that they eat. Like for example, do you not wonder how people lived in the year 15th century, 16th century, 17th century, and 18th century? People in ancient times live their lives differently compared to how we live our life today.
Now, if you want to know the history of your place especially your birth place, you can read and learn them from history books. You can go to the nearest public library and ask for that book. Aside from that, you can also search the history of your family. You may not know that your grandfather have made a big impact in changing the world especially in fighting for freedom.