Answer the two questions below and answers must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.
1. Philosopher George Santayana notably said, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Why do you think it might be important to understand and study history—especially keeping your professional/life goals in mind?
2. If you were alive in the 1600s as a migrant, what would be the greater appeal of the American colonies: freedom of religion or economic opportunity? Why?