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
If you need primary sources on the Spanish in North America, try this site. [...] »
The enemy of my enemy is my friend—what was Spain's role (and motivation [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
Explore materials on the Latino experience in New York from 1861 to the present. [...] »
Explore resources on the Bracero guest worker program from the mid-20th century. [...] »
Explore the music of Spanish-speaking residents of rural Northern New Mexico [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
Christopher Columbus—a legend without a face? Answer these questions [...] »
Take a look at these fragments from U.S. history. What are they? Where do they [...] »