What is your view of history?

What is your view of history?

Taking historical perspective means understanding the social, cultural, intellectual, and emotional settings that shaped people’s lives and actions in the past. Indeed, taking historical perspective demands comprehension of the vast differences between us in the present and those in the past.

What can we say about history?

History provides us with a sense of identity. History provides a sense of context for our lives and our existence. It helps us understand the way things are and how we might approach the future. History teaches us what it means to be human, highlighting the great achievements and disastrous errors of the human race.

Is history a point of view?

Perspective is the ‘point of view’ from which the creator of a source described historical events. Every person sees and understands events differently depending on their age, gender, social position, beliefs and values. Even modern historians have their own perspectives which can influence how they interpret the past.

What do you call someone who studies history?

A person who studies history is called a historian. A person who studies pre-history and history through things left behind by ancient cultures is called an archaeologist. A person who studies mankind and society is called an anthropologist.

Who was the greatest person in India?

Top ten nominees

Rank Name State
1 B. R. Ambedkar (1891–1956) Maharashtra
2 A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931–2015) Tamil Nadu
3 Vallabhbhai Patel (1875–1950) Gujarat
4 Jawaharlal Nehru (1889–1964) Uttar Pradesh

Who was the first woman politician of India?

She was India’s first woman Chief Minister, serving as the head of the Uttar Pradesh government from 1963 to 1967….

Sucheta Kripalani
Born 25 June 1908 Ambala, Punjab, British India (present-day Haryana, India)
Died 1 December 1974 (aged 66) New Delhi, India
Political party INC
Spouse(s) J. B. Kripalani

How many female prime ministers has UK had?

Female prime ministers Of all the prime ministers, only two have been female, both of whom were Conservative prime ministers: Margaret Thatcher (served 1979–90) Theresa May (served 2016–19)