Kansas

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

Louisiana

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

Colorado

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

California

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

Arkansas Map

Mexicans in Bauxite The Great Migration of African Americans out of the South prompted some Arkansas farmers and employers to seek Mexican laborers immediately following World War I.... Read more