U.S. History Tutorial
How does our past impact our present day lives?
A question that gets asked a lot but is rarely ever answered correctly. Many students ask me why they have to learn history. I reply that every aspect of their lives has been determined by past events and people. After that answer I get “how.”
How have our lives been shaped by the past?
My go to examples are; you’re right to ask me that question and debate it with me without fear of retaliation or consequence was given to you over 200 years ago. Your right to religious freedom was also determined over 200 years ago by people that have long since been dead. And most recently, your ability to sit in a classroom with people of different ethnicities was granted barely a half century ago.
About The Author
|History And Writing Tutor|
|I am currently studying anthropology at Mississippi State University. In 2014 I finished my B.A. In history with minors in religious and American studies from Mississipppi university for Women. I am a columnist for Pwmania.com. I was born in Memphis TN and have lived in in Columbus for about 23 year...|