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History is the memory of things said and done Every man is a historian I agree that history includes everything said and done to a certain extent There are levels of history The relevance to each individuals life determines the significance and importance of the certain event Also it should only be studied perhaps if the event has a certain impact on the person who is studying it If an action proved to be important to an individual in the present or the future that incident would be a sort of personal history If it were meaningful to a large group of people it would be a less individual kind of history The type of history that is commonly taught is the less personal kind History teachers think that this kind of national history has more relevance to each persons life than the more individual events However sometimes the personal events are more important and leave a bigger impact on an individual than the national history In one dictionary history is defined as a written account of events particularly of those affecting a nation institution science or art I think that this definition of History completely counteracts the original quote In my opinion if one were to do something that only effected himself it would still be history It would not have that big of an impact on the world but to that person it could have been very influential Another definition of history says that it is a methodical record of important events which concern a community of men Once again in my opinion history does not have to effect a community of men in order for it to be important or significant Also history does not have to be written in order for it to be relevant or to have an impact Even a simple story passed from generation to generation with clues from the past is a form of history If
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