History and the Headlines: Hispanic Heritage Month

History and the Headlines, a series of free online resource collections from our database vendor ABC-Clio. These materials provide authoritative information and engaging activities that help students understand important events.

¡Sí Se Puede! Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight on César Chávez and UFW
Every year from September 15 to October 15 the United States observes National Hispanic Heritage Month, a time marked to celebrate the many contributions made by Hispanic Americans who have shaped and strengthened this nation.

In honor of this month long commemoration, we invite you to help your students explore the events, individuals, and issues surrounding the farmworker movement with reliable reference content and primary sources from ABC-CLIO. Content includes:

  • An informative Feature Story essay on the history of National Hispanic Heritage Month and the contributions to American society by César Chávez and the United Farm Workers
  • A challenging Examine section featuring discussion questions that encourage students to analyze primary source documents, photos, and videos
  • More than 150 reference entries, images, and annotated primary documents, including the complete collection of files from the FBI’s surveillance of César Chávez and the farmworker movement

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