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 Who started Hispanic Heritage Month?

Answer 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 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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Why was Hispanic Heritage Month created?

President Lyndon B. Johnson and Congress created Hispanic Heritage Month in 1968. The proclamation asked many schools to teach and view Latino history. Over the years, Hispanic Heritage Month has g... 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 was the first national Hispanic Heritage Month?

The first National Hispanic Heritage Month was in 1988, when the United States Congress voted to expand this tribute from a week to a month. Hispanic Heritage Month is devoted to activities that ce... Read More »
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