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Hispanic American Heritage Month

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 »

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Ceiling painting in the Salon de Carlos III, Madrid

Spain pursuing its own goals against Great Britain. [...] »

Photo, Octavia Estelle Butler, October 28, 2005, NikolasCo, Flickr

Learn about all of America's most famous female writers of color with this [...] »

Plano I Descripcion de la Costa, desde el Cavo de Cañaveral 1756

Peruse maps of Spanish and Portuguese colonization, exploration, and military [...] »

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Hispano Music & Culture of the Northern Rio Grande

Explore the music of Spanish-speaking residents of rural Northern New Mexico [...] »

photographic print, Young Polish berry picker, July 1909, Lewis Wickes Hine, LOC

Discover resources that will enable you to examine this unique area of American [...] »

Photography, The Alamo at Night, 5 Jan 2004, Jay Cuthrell, Flickr CC

Remember the Alamo! But what does the U.S. remember? Historical fact or [...] »

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Photo, Proclamation Ceremony, Oct. 3, 2010, cliff1066™, Flickr

Take a look at these fragments from U.S. history. What are they? Where do they [...] »

Can you answer these questions about the "exploration race" that brought [...] »

Christopher Columbus—a legend without a face? Answer these questions [...] »

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