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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Compare U.S. and Hawaiian opinion on Hawaiian annexation. [...] »
Imagine the government drafting you after moving you to an internment camp. [...] »
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If the U.S. interned you and your family, how would you respond? [...] »
Learn about the experiences of immigrants detained at Angel Island and how this [...] »
How did the World War II internment of Japanese Americans happen? Historian [...] »
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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 [...] »