Asian American History
They are the richest group of Americans!
This homeschool sub-curriculum consists of 12 lessons and explores the motivations, challenges, and accomplishments of Asians living in the United States.
We recommend that this sub-curriculum be taught after the lessons on Latin American History. We also recommend that these lessons be taught one lesson per week in the order below.
Filipino Americans Part I - They are one of the first Asians to land in the United States!
Filipino Americans Part II - They named the yo-yo and introduced dried shrimp to the U.S.!
Chinese Americans Part I - They invented the Bing Cherry and helped feed the Western United States!
Chinese Americans Part II - Learn about the Chinese calendar animal signs!
Korean Americans Part I - From the sugar canes of Hawaii they are one of the best educated in Hawaii, and across the United States!
Korean Americans Part II - Look out for some Tae Kwon Do action!
Japanese Americans Part I - Also from the sugar canes of Hawaii, they worked their way to the top!
Japanese Americans Part II - Lets get in some Origami!
Vietnamese Americans Part I - The Vietnam War was one of the few wars that the United States lost. Find out what happened after the war!
Vietnamese Americans Part II - Lets celebrate Tet!
Indian Americans Part I - Asian Americans may be the richest group of Americans, but the Indian Americans are the richest of the Asian Americans!
Indian Americans Part II - From a US astronaut to one of the most popular doctors, learn about two famous Indian Americans!
Here are some useful links for those interested in learning more about Asian American history:
Asian Nation - one-stop information resource and overview of the historical, demographic, political, and cultural issues that make up today's diverse Asian American community.
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