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Is History an important subject in school? Or should we be focusing on the future?

In a year 3 essay on dinosaurs I once concluded (much to my teachers dismay) on the statement "We should not learn about dinosaurs in school, because they are in the past, and we need to focus on the future." I now see that history is important, but is it important enough to be a main part of classrooms around the world?

Do you think that history should be condensed or eliminated, and replaced by more pressing issues?

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    Apr 7 2012: I think history is a very important subject in school, because it teaches us were we came from and who we are. That is very important in life, knowing the truth about the origin of life, of your life. Simply without history the future doesn’t exists.

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