What are the most important lessons we have taken away from the American Revolution? ! Washington should not initiate war without compelling justification. The Civil War ended 150 years ago. But if … Lessons from the American Revolution ... blissfully unaware of European history and the long-term development of democratic and enlightened … ... (in the context of The American Civil War of 1861 to 1865) ... pages about a most deeply revealing episode in European History in the spirit of attempting to learn worthwhile lessons of history!! After World War I, the "lesson" learned by British and American politicians was that those countries should never again be involved in a European war. by David Ware. No doubt, the politicians will yet again learn the wrong lessons from the previous war. The next time you’re looking at a precious painting that was this close to being lost forever to the Nazis, or feel like you’re stuck in a conversation with your great-aunt about what life was like back in her day, remember that history has to be preserved actively if we want to keep it. January 18, 2021. in Opinions, Religion. Administrators should learn the lessons of history--from the conditions that led Sir Robert Peel to introduce the paramilitary structure, to the development of centralized authority, to the limited crime-fighting role advocated by the reformers, to the factors that led to the failure of police-community relations and team policing. Distribution A: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited Lessons from history: America is NOT doomed. This wrong lesson ultimately led to unpreparedness, Munich, and an ultimately unavoidable war against Fascism. We should learn lessons from America's most terrible conflict. Or, conversely, we go to the past for platitudes that parade as lessons. FACT CHECK: We strive for accuracy and fairness. LESSONS LEARNED FROM HISTORY: IMPLICATIONS FOR HOMELAND DEFENSE by Martha K. Jordan, Lt Col, USAF A Research Report Submitted to the Faculty In Partial Fulfillment of the Graduation Requirements Advisor: Colonel Robert Sutton Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama April 2001. And if we listen to those lessons, perhaps a better future will be possible. Humanity? Who is we? Yes. 283. Learning from History - quotations quotes - do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. 15 lessons learned from legendary cops in American history The words and deeds of iconic LEOs in our history offer many priceless lessons for modern American cops I have written about many great officers from the past in my police history series on Police1 and in my book, Law Dogs, Great Cops in American History . Civilization is built on collective knowledge meaning that we are only where we are today and only have a society because we are learning from those who came before us.