The Latina/o History Project: This site explores ethnic Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Cuban, and other Latino histories in the United States, their links and divisions, their diversity, and their cultures and politics.
The Chicana/Chicano Experience in Arizona: The Chicana/Chicano Experience in Arizona Exhibit was assembled to describe, illustrate and present historic images and documents that demonstrate, record and tell the story of the essential contributions Mexican Americans have made to the history and development of Arizona.
1492: An Ongoing Voyage:This online exhibition from the Library of Congress examines the first sustained contacts between American people and European explorers, conquerors and settlers from 1492 to 1600. The dramatic events following 1492 set the stage for numerous cultural interactions in the Americas which are still in progress - a complex and ongoing voyage.
A Brief History of Taos: This site provides a brief description of life in 19th century northern New Mexico. As Spanish sovereignty ended and as the U.S. pushed west throughout the 1800s, Padre Martínez found himself living alongside a diverse collection of Anglo mountain men and fur trappers, Spanish hold-overs, Mexican officials, and Native Americans. He is profiled along with some of his more famous contemporaries, such as Kit Carson.
The U.S.-Mexican War: The companion site to the documentary series provides an interactive experience that provides accurate, substantive and editorially balanced materials that shed light on one of the most significant events in the history of the United States and Mexico.
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo: On February 2, 1848 the treaty that ended the U.S.-Mexican War was signed. Its provisions called for Mexico to cede 55% of its territory (present-day Arizona, California, New Mexico, and parts of Colorado, Nevada and Utah) in exchange for fifteen million dollars in compensation for war-related damage to Mexican property. Take a look at the actual treaty online in this site from the Library of Congress.
Mexican Revolution of 1910 and Its Legacy: This interactive website provides a timeline of the major events of the Mexican Revolution, including Villa's role. Features of the site include special topics, historical pictures, corrido music clips, and articles on how the legacy of revolution continues to affect life today.
History of Tijuana: This website provides an overview of Tijuana's colorful history, including relations with the U.S., the growth of the border-city and its industries, the people, the maquiladoras, and, finally, the complicated river that binds two countries that are different in many ways is explored.
Old Tijuana Postcard Tour: Take a look at Tijuana of yesteryear through vintage postcards from the last century, during which time the grew considerably on the flow of tourist visitors' dollars.