Lesson 2.35.4 – Year 2 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

American Holidays and Celebrations #5: Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Like people from all over the world, Americans celebrate a variety of holidays and celebrations. Watch each video and read along each article to learn about American Holidays and Celebrations.

  1. Directions: Watch the video below and write a short summary of what you learned in the comments section below.

3 thoughts on “Lesson 2.35.4 – Year 2 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

  1. Lesson 2.35.4 Year 2
    Americans Holidays and celebrations.
    Asian Pacific Americans Heritage.
    Selected Firsts
    I went through the article above and came to know that some Asian Americans played a vital role in American History like Dileep Sing sound became in first Asian American U.S. representative. Tsung Doo Lee and Chen Ning first Asian Americans to win the Nobel prize. The first news reporter was Asian American… Read more

  2. In 1921 Anna May Wong became the first wildly recognized Asian American Film star. In air and space, Military and sports Asian Americans showed their amazing performance.

  3. Greeting to all
    This article is treated about relevant Asian-American persons in six specific areas in U.S. So, in Government sector, Dalip S. Saund became the first U.S. Representative, in science and medicine, Tsung-Dao Lee and Chen Ning Yang was the first to win the Nobel Prize for physics. In the other hand, it can be named to Ken Kashiwahara and Connie Chang as the firsts network News reporter, Anna May Wong as the first Asian-American film star, Katherine Suifun Cheung as the first aviator and Cavil Chin with Anthony Loo Wong as the firsts chineese American to be commisioned as second Lieutenants (officer).

    This originated with a congressional bill, being president Jimmy Carter whose officially recognized Asian/Pacific Heritage Week on October 5, 1978 and in May 1990, President George W. Bush expanded it to a month designating it as Asian Pacific Heritage Month. May is celebrated with community events that involve historical, educational and cultural activities, with the recognition of famous Asian American in such fields like architecture, entertainment. athletics, education, art and science.
    Thank you Maestro

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