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 Who founded the Hispanic Heritage Month?

Answer U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson got National Hispanic Week approved by Congress in 1968. It wasn't until 1988, when President Ronald Reagan expanded the observation to a month: September 15th to ... Read More »
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Why should we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month?

National Hispanic Heritage Month is an important event celebrated in the United States for 31 days that was originally celebrated for only one week as National Hispanic Heritage week. Organizations... Read More »
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When does Hispanic Heritage Month begin& end?

Initially authorized by Congress in 1968, Hispanic Heritage Month begins on Sept. 15 each year, the same day as the independence day for Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. ... Read More »
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Who started Hispanic Heritage Month?

In 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed National Hispanic Heritage Week. The proclamation came four years after the Civil Rights Act and two years after a plan was formed for Cubans to be a... Read More »
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When did hispanic heritage month originate?

Hispanic Heritage Month evolved from Hispanic Heritage Week, which was created by President Lyndon Johnson in 1968. President Ronald Reagan extended it to one month on August 17, 1988. Hispanic Her... Read More »
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