Hispanic Heritage Month 2012
USCIS 100:59. Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
USCIS 100:100. Name two national U.S. holidays.
Library of Congress: 1492: An Ongoing Voyage (online exhibit)
1492. Columbus. The date and the name provoke many questions related to the linking of very different parts of the world, the Western Hemisphere and the Mediterranean. What was life like in those areas before 1492? What spurred European expansion? How did European, African and American peoples react to each other? What were some of the immediate results of these contacts?
1492: An Ongoing Voyage addresses such questions by examining the rich mixture of societies coexisting in five areas of this hemisphere before European arrival. (read more)
59. Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
▪ American Indians
▪ Native Americans
100. Name two national U.S. holidays.
▪ New Year’s Day
▪ Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
▪ Presidents’ Day
▪ Memorial Day
▪ Independence Day
▪ Labor Day
▪ Columbus Day
▪ Veterans Day