Ask an NEH Expert: Historical Significance
Shatavia Elder, Vice President of Education at the Atlanta History Center (Atlanta, Georgia), offers advice on the importance of historical significance when writing about a topic, event, person, or era. The video includes materials available at the Atlanta History Center that show how researchers can evaluate historical significance across time.
This video is one in a series about historical research and writing developed through a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Humanities and National History Day.
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