CHRONOLOGY 1890s Thanks to railways, Mexican migrants start to participate in Indiana and other midwestern states’ labor market. 1911 Manuel Lara is the first Mexican to settle in... Read more

Travel to Kentucky

Kentucky bibliography Allen, S.D. âœMore on the Free Black Populations of the Southern Appalachian Mountains: Speculation on the North African Connection.❠Journal of Black Studies 25, no. 6... Read more

Holiday in Kentucky

  Kentucky bibliography Lexington Division of Police. 2005 Annual Report. AR05%20web.pdf. Lexington Herald-Leader. âœAncient Tradition is a Unique Way to Celebrate Loved Ones.❠November 3, 2006. Lockwood,... Read more


Kansas chronology 1541 Spanish conquistador Francisco Vazquez de Coronado and his troop enter Kansas, searching for the Pueblo Indian village Las Humanas, also known as Gran Quivira, thus... Read more


Chronology After the British invade Louisiana, residents of the state from the Canary Islands, called Islehos, organize and establish three regiments. The Islehos had very few weapons, and... Read more

Iowa Vacations

Iowa cultural contributions Latinos in Iowa have been active in celebrating and integrating their unique and varied culture since their first arrivals to the state. Religious celebrations, media... Read more


1776 Spanish priests Francisco Atanasio Dominguez and Silvestre Velez de Escalante, along with eight other men en route to California lead an expedition through western Colorado, traversing through the... Read more


The Homestead Act is passed in Congress. The act allows squatters in the West to settle and claim vacant lands often those owned by Mexicans. Cristobal Aguilar is... Read more