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Interesting sites that have information about events going on in different states during Hispanic Heritage Month
These are some great sites to look at for events happening during Hispanic Heritage Month.
Hispanic Heritage Month' is the period to recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the United States and to celebrate Hispanic heritage and culture. The observation started in 1968 as Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 31-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988 on the approval of Public Lof independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El... (continue reading)
Since the beginning of the periods of Conquest and Colonization, there were several rebel movements under Spanish rule, most of them either being crushed or remaining too weak to change the overall situation. The last one, which sought outright independence from Spain, sprang up around 1810, following the independence of St. Domingue in 1804 (present day Haiti), who provided a non-negligible degree of support to the eventual leaders of this rebellion: Sim n Bol var and Francisco de Paula... (continue reading)
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