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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Which ethnic groups have made their homes in the Columbia River Basin? [...] »
Two practices help students to make sense of primary source documents on the [...] »
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Scratch the surface of Asian Pacific American history this May, and keep [...] »
How did the World War II internment of Japanese Americans happen? Historian [...] »
Learn about the experiences of immigrants detained at Angel Island and how this [...] »
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Veterans Day is for everyone who fought for the U.S.—including those who [...] »
When and where was this photo taken? See what clues you can spot! [...] »