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- U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: May 2014
WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1978, a joint congressional resolution established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week. The first 10 days of May were chosen to coincide with two important milestones in Asian/Pacific American history: the arrival in the United States of the first Japanese immigrants (May 7, 1843) and contributions of Chinese workers to the building of ...
- What’s the harm in teaching Mexican-American history?
The Texas Board of Education in 2010 tried to oust Thomas Jefferson, writer of the Declaration of Independence, from the state history texts because the founder who coined the phrase “separation of ch
- Could a Warning System Save Lives in a Landslide?
Technology can be used to predict landslides, issue warnings and forecast the time of failure.
- Two ceremonies to mark history of Eden Cemetery
The historic Eden Cemetery and one of its founders will be honored Thursday in separate ceremonies commemorating their importance in African American history.
- Conference probes Asian-American identities
“I came to Brown as a Hmong refugee and left as an Asian-American woman,” said former Minnesota State Sen. Mee Moua ’92 at a conference Saturday.
- American School Releases Four Online Social Science Courses
The American School now offers U.S. History, World History, Introduction to Psychology and Psychology in entirely online formats. (PRWeb April 24, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/04/prweb11766176.htm
- Editorial: What's the harm in teaching Mexican-American history
The Texas Board of Education in 2010 tried to oust Thomas Jefferson, writer of the Declaration of Independence, from the state history texts because the founder who coined the phrase “separation of church and state” grated against their conservative skins. That same conservatism prompted them to try to inject religious “creationism” into the state’s science texts.
- Toyota helps preserve piece of American history
Toyota Motor Corp. is donating $100,000 to help preserve and display 10 key documents from American history at the National Archives.
- Mexican-American studies will not be required in TX
The Texas State Board of Education bypasses voting on requiring a Mexican-American course and instead leaves it up to the schools' discretion.
- Opinion: On Easter, Jesus' Evolution Tells of Changing America
Jesus has been born and born again over the course of American history.