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 »
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Listen to clips from more than 100,000 recordings of Mexican American [...] »
Learn about Hispanic culture with the Juan B. Rael collection of upper Rio [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
History is imbedded in the smallest objects. In this lesson, students examine [...] »
Explore materials on the Latino experience in New York from 1861 to the present. [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
Christopher Columbus—a legend without a face? Answer these questions [...] »
Can you answer these questions about the "exploration race" that brought [...] »