Those who do not remember the
past are condemned to repeat it.
History is the story of humanity's past. Through books, newspapers, printed documents, personal papers, artifacts, and oral accounts, history reveals to us events, patterns, cause and effect, and the relationship of past and present. We learn not only what happened but also why it happened and what events occurred in response. We study famous and infamous characters and also the lives of "ordinary" people in an effort to understand the past and the lessons it can teach us.
Social Science and Humanities Department
Arts and Sciences Bldg, Room 301
Phone: (517) 483-1018
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