What is the significance of the Franks?
They took over North Africa and Carthage--the breadbasket of the late Roman Empire.
They were the first Germanic tribe to sack the city of Rome.
They converted to Roman Catholicism and earned the support of the popes.
Franks were intruders in German. They were significant in the sense that they organized and gathered people to form Christianity religion. They also were able to form Christianity and spread it over a large region