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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 10 2012: Definitely history is not that easy.however it is a cognitive process for us to know what had happened on this planet we are living now.History is really important in shaping my worldwide value in my early years of life and it it taught me what is right to do.i am really into it.so i take my stand to take appropriate history lessons.

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