Hispanic American Heritage Month
Hispanic American Heritage Month stretches from September 15th to October 15th. Follow explorers, activists, politicians, artists, and more through U.S. history.
How did Spanish-speaking explorers and colonists first relate to North America? Maps from the 15th through 17th centuries record what cartographers thought were the continent's most important features. FIND OUT MORE »
Find primary sources and more
Peruse maps of Spanish and Portuguese colonization, exploration, and military [...] »
Explore the stories of California's diverse immigrant groups through essays, [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
Explore resources on the Bracero guest worker program from the mid-20th century. [...] »
Discover resources that will enable you to examine this unique area of American [...] »
Explore the music of Spanish-speaking residents of rural Northern New Mexico [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
Can you answer these questions about the "exploration race" that brought [...] »
Through performing art, U.S. minorities assert their identities. Answer these [...] »