Lessons from History Worksheet

Name__________________________________ Date_________________

This activity will help you think about the lessons we can learn from history.

1. Go to the Today in History website (http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/amtodayquery.html). Read the directions next to the number two. Jump to each of the days listed on this chart, and then fill in the chart as directed. Select a date of your choice for the last row.

Date Important Event What Might People Learn from This Event
December 15    

July 8
June 4


2. Why is it important to study and learn about things that happened long ago? Write your thoughts on the back of this sheet or on a separate piece of paper.

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