ERIC Number: ED221334
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Eventos de Agosto (August Events).
Toro, Leonor; Pla, Myrna
Written in Spanish, this booklet contains brief information on seven August events celebrated by Puerto Ricans: Herbert Hoover's birthdate (August 10); Acta del Seguro Social (Social Security Act, August 14); Julian E. Blanco (August 14), Enmienda 19 Sufragia de la Mujer (Amendment 19, Women's Suffrage, August 26); Benjamin Harrison (August 20); Padre Rufo (August 27); and Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27). Designed as a teacher resource, the booklet includes brief biographical sketches of the accomplishments of Herbert C. Hoover, who served as U.S. President from 1929 to 1933; Julian E. Blanco, who held several political offices in the Puerto Rican government; Benjamin Harrison, who served as U.S. President from 1889 to 1893; Rufo Manuel Fernandez (Padre Rufo), a Presbyterian minister who taught physics and chemistry to students; and Lyndon B. Johnson, who served as U.S. President from 1963 to 1969. Information is provided on the population census, the Social Security Act, and Amendment 19, Women's Suffrage, and the use of a voting machine. The booklet includes a list of 28 historical happenings in the month of August and about 14 suggested activities (e.g., discussion questions, writing exercises, vocabulary development activities, and exercises on how to complete various forms). (NQA)
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Education, Females, Leaders, Learning Activities, Legislation, Migrant Education, Public Officials, Puerto Ricans, Voter Registration, Voting Rights
Ethnic/Arts Migrant Project, Hamden-New Haven Cooperative Education Center, 1450 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06517-2497.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Hamden-New Haven Cooperative Education Center, CT.
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Migratory Children's Program, New Haven.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Social Security Act