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 »
Find primary sources for the month
Peruse 11 exhibits, from the Gold Rush of 1849 to Japanese American internment [...] »
Go back in time and witness the harsh conditions at Japanese Internment Camps [...] »
Compare U.S. and Hawaiian opinion on Hawaiian annexation. [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
What were the consequences of and motivations for Japanese American removal [...] »
Scratch the surface of Asian Pacific American history this May, and keep [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
When and where was this photo taken? See what clues you can spot! [...] »
Veterans Day is for everyone who fought for the U.S.—including those who [...] »