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. [...] »
Learn about all of America's most famous female writers of color with this [...] »
Learn about Hispanic culture with the Juan B. Rael collection of upper Rio [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
Explore materials on the Latino experience in New York from 1861 to the present. [...] »
Remember the Alamo! But what does the U.S. remember? Historical fact or [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
Through performing art, U.S. minorities assert their identities. Answer these [...] »
Christopher Columbus—a legend without a face? Answer these questions [...] »