- Historical Significance
How does the past help us make sense of the present?
How do we make choices about what is worth remembering?
- Cause & Consequence
What part do individuals and groups play in promoting, shaping and resisting change?
What actions, beliefs or circumstances led to these consequences?
Continuity & Change
How have things changed? How have they remained the same?
Is this progress or decline?
How fast or how slow does change happen?
- Historical Perspective
What are the challenges of imagining their world from where we stand?
What should we know about the context in which an event took place, or in which a person lived?
How did people in the past view their world?
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