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Hispanic Heritage Month Presentation

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miranda smith

on 26 September 2014

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Hispanic Heritage Month Presentation
Hispanic Heritage
Hispanic Heritage
Every year National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from Sep.15 - Oct.15. Histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens ancestors who came from Central and South America, Spain, Caribbean and Mexico. Hispanic Heritage means to me that everyone can come together as one.
I will be explaining:
when Hispanic Heritage Month started.
who stared it.
whats Hispanic Heritage Month about.
President Lyndon Johnson got Hispanic Heritage week passed in 1968.
In 1988 President Ronald Reagon expanded it to a month, Sep.15- Oct.15
Sep. 15 was chosen because it is the anniversery of indipendace for five Latin American Cultures
interesting facts
Hispanic Heritage Month begins each year on September 15, the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries
The term Hispanic or Latino, refers to Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture.
Carlos Lopez-Cantera
Marco Rubio
Joe Garcia
Arts and Literature
How we celebrate
Visit a museum or gallery that has a Hispanic Heritage Month-related exhibit.
Go to your neighborhood bookstore or library to hear a lecture about Hispanic history
Attend a Hispanic dance performance or a Latin music concert.
Watch a film in Spanish see a play or musical related to a Hispanic tradition or see a performance put on by Hispanic Americans
That concludes my power point about Hispanic Heritage month.
questions and answers
Question: When was the first time Hispanic Heritage was celebrated in this country?
Answer: 1968
Question:What does the United States celebrate during Hispanic Heritage Month?
Answer:The culture and traditions of people with Hispanic-American roots
Hispanic Heritage Leaders
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