Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education

History and Government - Paper 1

Oct/Nov 2010

Q1. Give the meaning of history.            (1 mark)


1. The meaning of history is:

 v      The study of man's past events/ activities.     

 v      History  is the discovery, collection, organization, and presentation of information about past events/activities.

                      (Any 1x1 = 1 mark)






KCSE History Curriculum (Relevant Sections)

Kenya-Form I-History and Government-Introduction  Introduction to History and Government · Early Man · Development of Agriculture ... 1.00 INTRODUCTION TO HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT. 1.2.1 The meaning of History.

Other Online Resources

1. History - Wikipedia

1. Why Study History - American Historical Association

2. Careers for Students of  History (.pdf) - University of Delaware Department of History

3. Careers for Students of History  - Santa Clara University