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. [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
Explore the music of Spanish-speaking residents of rural Northern New Mexico [...] »
History is imbedded in the smallest objects. In this lesson, students examine [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
Take a look at these fragments from U.S. history. What are they? Where do they [...] »
Christopher Columbus—a legend without a face? Answer these questions [...] »