We study history because of the following reasons:

  1. To know the truth about past events.
  2. To enable us to critically examine situations and find solutions to problems.
  3. To help us promote and preserve our cultural heritage.
  4. The study of history helps man to access the possibilities and impossibilities in this world.
  5. It equally helps man to know the cultural background of people in and outside the country and their ethnic leaning or nationality.
  6. The study of past events enables us to understand the present and the future in advance.
  7. The study of history helps a people/community/ state to have knowledge of their ancestral roots and cultural beliefs/norms.

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