Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebrates the history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans. Remember stories of patriotism, persecution, resistance, and everyday life.
At first glance, Executive Order 9066 might read like boring bureaucratese. But what did this dry government document mean for Japanese Americans during World War II? FIND OUT MORE »
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What was it like coming to Angel Island to start a new life in the U.S.? [...] »
Covering topics ranging from the annexation of Hawaii to World War II, 29 [...] »
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How did the World War II internment of Japanese Americans happen? Historian [...] »
If the U.S. interned you and your family, how would you respond? [...] »
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Veterans Day is for everyone who fought for the U.S.—including those who [...] »
In the 19th century, no one expected Chinese food to take off in the United [...] »