Some events, ideas or people have had such a long-lasting impact on the world that they could be significant. Not all things are significant for the same reasons as other things.
Significance is the measure of the importance that is assigned to events, developments, people, groups and locations. Something is considered to
be significant if it caused an important change in history.
Discovering an event’s causes and its consequences helps work out if an event is significant or not.
Example questions for assessing Significance:
What changed as a result of this person, idea or event?
Why is it still talked about today?