Teaching Materials
Ask a Master Teacher
Lesson Plan Gateway
Lesson Plan Reviews
State Standards
Teaching Guides
Digital Classroom
Ask a Digital Historian
Tech for Teachers
Beyond the Chalkboard
History Content
Ask a Historian
Beyond the Textbook
History Content Gateway
History in Multimedia
Museums and Historic Sites
National Resources
Quiz
Website Reviews
Issues and Research
Report on the State of History Education
Research Briefs
Roundtables
Best Practices
Examples of Historical Thinking
Teaching in Action
Teaching with Textbooks
Using Primary Sources
TAH Projects
Lessons Learned
Project Directors Conference
Project Spotlight
TAH Projects
About
Staff
Partners
Technical Working Group
Research Advisors
Teacher Representatives
Privacy
Quiz Rules
Blog
Outreach
Teaching History.org logo and contact info

Close Up on Hispanic American Heritage

Sep 19 2011
Instructions
Photo, Proclamation Ceremony. Oct. 3, 2010, cliff1066™, Flickr

Each of these images is a fragment of a larger whole, and each is related to Hispanic American history. Can you answer the following questions about these words, people, and objects? Take a good, hard look, and give it a try!


  1. What's the white-bordered object in this picture?
    A.

    The seal holding a scroll shut

    B.

    A shoulderboard on a uniform

    C.

    A frosting-decorated dessert

    D.

    A design on a horse's tack


  2. What is this man doing?
    A.

    Presenting a briefing at a government meeting

    B.

    Making a speech to a gathering of activists

    C.

    Selling a product at a trade show

    D.

    Teaching in a classroom

  3. This is what Julius Cæsar asks the Americans to forget, this and all the other memorable events which the Americans remember with pride, and which to forget, the nation will have to forget also that it has a history, a glorious past, a future full of promise . . .


  4. What is this excerpt from?
    A.

    A novel by a Mexican American woman

    B.

    A textbook entry urging students not to forget the Mexican American War

    C.

    A broadside on the segregation of Mexican American students in California

    D.

    A pamphlet written by a Puerto Rican author during World War II


  5. What is this man urging people to boycott?
    A.

    A juice manufacturer based in California

    B.

    A local internet provider in Washington, DC

    C.

    A car manufacturer based in Michigan

    D.

    A grocery store chain in Chicago, IL