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Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
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National Hispanic Heritage Month



National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates and recognizes the contributions Hispanic Americans have made to Amercain society and culture. 

National Hispanic Heritage Month had its origins in 1968 under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. 

This guide has been created to provide links to books, websites and electronic resources specifically geared to students interested in the topic of Hispanic Heritage. Please click on the above tabs to explore each of the different resources.


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