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
What was it like coming to Angel Island to start a new life in the U.S.? [...] »
Imagine the government drafting you after moving you to an internment camp. [...] »
These curious photos created by the War Relocation Authority put a positive [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
Explore our spotlight page and discover resources for teaching about Asian [...] »
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 [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
Daughters of rulers and subjects of history...are these statements on women of [...] »
When and where was this photo taken? See what clues you can spot! [...] »