1. How do you learn history?
History is all around us. Thus its easy to pick up bits and pieces of history every day. However, I feel the most efficient way to learn about history is to read books and watch documentaries. This helps people to learn facts in a memorable way. Thus, it makes the facts stick in the mind longer.
2. How can we protect old buildings?
It is unfortunate that so many people are keen to tear down old buildings. One of the steps we can take to preserve such buildings is to have them certified as historical buildings. This offers them government protection. It also helps the building get the funding needed to preserve it for years to come.
3. What’s the difference between the history taught in primary school and the history taught in high school?
In primary, children are taught major events that changed history. They learned of leaders and iconic people. However, in high school, students a「e allowed to dive in deeper. They learn facts and dates about battles, historical movements and even wrong doings in history. This is because they are mature enough to handle the good and the bad.
4. Why do some people have no interest in history?
For some people, history is a dull subject. They don’t feel that learning things from the past are important. Rather, they would like to keep their eyes to the future. Although the future is important, we should concentrate on the past too. If not, we are doomed to repeat it.