History

BENEFITS DERIVED FROM THE STUDY OF HISTORY

Source of Inspiration: The study of history acts as a source of inspiration to individuals who may like to pursue objectives that can be beneficial to the society. The study inspires individuals and the nation at large to uphold values such as patriotism, truthfulness, objectivity, and fairness.  Awareness of Ancient Mistakes: Studying history makes people aware of …

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History, its definition and the importance of studying it

History can be defined as that branch of knowledge dealing with past events. It is also described as a continuous and systematic narrative of past events as they relate to a particular people, country, period, and person etc., usually written in a chronological order. AFRICAN HISTORY African history concerns itself with the study of the …

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Highlight the factors that led to the suppression of the trans-Atlantic slave trade

Individuals who had suffered from the horrors of this trade exposed the attendant evils e.g. Olauda Equiano, Ottobah Cuguano; within Africa, some rulers made efforts to suppress the trade e.g. King Agaja of Dahomey; American Quakers condemned the trade; opposition also came from the British humanitarians who formed the society of the Quakers, e.g. Granville …

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Examine the roles which geography had played to influence the History of ethnic groups in Ghana before 1800

Rivers had provided avenues for trade and social intercourse among the various groups of people in Ghana; Geography had been a major factor in the distribution of occupations, location of industries and market centres; it had determined the type of warfare in different areas of settlement; it had a powerful influence on social engagement of …

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