“The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.” Theodore Roosevelt

Understanding history is also important to understanding the issues of today.   

  • This century continued to fill in the blanks on the map of the world.  Great advances in the applied sciences established industrial development that allowed travel faster than a horse, instant communication across the land and oceans, and the beginning of flight. 

  • The six years of World War Two still shape current events as it has over the last 70 years.