5 “Think” Questions on History

  1. What causes historical change? Make a list of at least five factors.
  2. Work with a partner to develop a more comprehensive list. Together come up with at least 10 factors.
  3. How did the practice of history develop?
  4. What have been the aims and goals and purpose of studying history? How should we approach historical research and writing? Resource: 2 videos, What History Was, Is, and Will Be. by John Green of Crash Course. Be sure to read the transcripts of his lectures.
  5. Who were the first historians? What were their beliefs, innovations and philosophies? Click.

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