What is the importance of studying Philippine history?

It is an important step in loving the Philippines and courage of the heroes that fought and died for us. Obviously, when we study the history of the Philippines, we will know its entire history as a country and as subject of colonization. We can also know how did the civilization began. We will know also, its struggle for independence, the heroic experiences that the Filipinos had done just to get their own independence against the colonizers who devoured the natural resources, and by studying the Philippine history, we will discover why this country is still suffering poverty in spite of its rich natural resources.

We also need to study our history for us to trace up our own identity.