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 [...] »
Washington State educators, bring diversity and reform activism into your [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
History is imbedded in the smallest objects. In this lesson, students examine [...] »
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 [...] »