History and social studies
History focuses on the people involved in history as well as human contribution that lead to historical events. The study of history is important because it allow one to make more sense of the current world. Although the term social studies includes primarily history , Geography, civics, economics ,and sociology ,. History at the collage or graduate or research level is a social study, a social science or humanity may be a matter of debate.
History helps us understand change and how the society we live in came t be. The second reason history is a subject of serious study follow closely on the first. The history of anything is important when your job is to improve the future. The benefits of studying history is it teaches valuable lessons about human nature.
It gives a great deal of value to the study of history. The study of history is important because it can tell us how we evolved. We study history in social studies because we don't repeat the same mistake as our forefathers when history repeats.
The reason for studying history are:
- history help us understand the world,
history tells us who we are,
- history helps understand culture,
- history helps us learn of world events.
In social studies we study cultural history it include fictional sources such as novels or plays.The primary purpose of social studies to help young people develop the ability to make informed and reasoned decision for the public and good citizen or diverse.
The students focus on ;
LIFE AND DIGNITY OF THE HUMAN PERSON
People are more important than things ,it threatens or enhances the life and dignity of the human person.
CALL TO FAMILY, COMMUNITY, AND PARTICIPATION-
How we organised our society, in economic, politics, law and policy, directly affects human dignity and the capacity of individuals to grow in community.
RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES-
Human dignity can pritected and a healthy community can be achieved only responsibilities are met
OPTION FOR THE POOR AND VULNERABLE-
In a society marred by keeping divisions between rich and poor, we instructed to put the needs of the poor and vulnerable first,
DIGNITY OF WORK AND RIGHTS OF WORKERS
-If dignity of work is to be protected, then the rights of workers, to decent wages, to organize.
SOLIDARITY-We are one human family,our national, racial,ethnic,economic.and ideological are different.
CARE FOR GOD'SCREATION- We are called to protect people with relationship with all of God's creation.