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    Solomon Islanders Rescued Future President
Solomon Islanders Rescued Future President

If it weren’t for the efforts of two Solomon Islanders in a dugout canoe, John F. Kennedy might never have survived World War II to become president of the...

Texts & Transcripts



Proclamation of German-American Day 2014 (German)

A German translation of President Obama’s proclamation on German-American Day 2014.


Obama’s Statement on Eid-al-Fitr

President Obama extends his greetings to Muslims around the word on the occasion of Eid-al-Fitr.


Obama’s Remarks at Annual White House Iftar

[T]onight, as we gather to celebrate Ramadan, let’s renew our obligations to one another, President Obama tells guests at the annual White House iftar, urg...


Pamphlets

2014-10-10

    Columbus Day
Columbus Day

Columbus Day continues to evoke discussions about the Age of Exploration and the transformations it provoked, including the injustices done to indigenous p...

2014-08-29

    Labor Day: An Ode to the American Worker
Labor Day: An Ode to the American Worker

Unlike other U.S. holidays, Labor Day does not pay tribute to a person or memorialize a historic event. It gives voice to the American worker.

2014-06-13

    U.S. Route 66: A Journey for Travelers Seeking ‘Americana’
U.S. Route 66: A Journey for Travelers Seeking ‘Americana’

Before interstate highways were created in the late 1950s, motorists crossing the United States between Illinois and California depended on Route 66 as the...

Publications

2014-06-23

    Study in the USA
Study in the USA

U.S. schools are considered among the world’s best — a U.S. degree is highly valued in many countries and can be the key to a successful career.

2014-05-13

    EJ|USA: Fourth of July – Everyone's Invited
EJ|USA: Fourth of July – Everyone's Invited

In all 50 states, Americans, naturalized citizens, and tourists alike celebrate the 238th year of U.S. independence. Plus, where teens are spending their s...

2014-04-01

American Muslims

American Muslims are ethnically diverse — they have roots in every region of the world — and they have all the opportunities of their non-Muslim neighbors,...

Articles

2014-06-24

    Louisiana’s Historic Earthworks Designated World Heritage Site
Louisiana’s Historic Earthworks Designated World Heritage Site

The World Heritage Committee of the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization designate the prehistoric Monumental Earthworks of Poverty Point...

2014-05-20

    ‘Beyond Bollywood’ Shows South Asian Americans in U.S. History
‘Beyond Bollywood’ Shows South Asian Americans in U.S. History

For more than a century South Asians have built and shaped U.S. history, building infrastructure from the 19th century railways to modern information techn...

2014-05-13

    Fourth of July, Immigrant Style (German)
Fourth of July, Immigrant Style (German)

A translation in German of an article on how immigrants to the United States celebrate Independence Day.

Photo Galleries

2013-06-11

Immigration: The Making of the American People

The story of America is largely the story of multiple ethnic groups coming to the country’s shores and blending into diverse yet cohesive societies.

2013-04-02

    Route 66: The Mother Road
Route 66: The Mother Road

Historic Route 66 provides travelers a slice of 20th-century America and its attractions, both authentic and kitschy.

2012-09-25

    Modern American Indian Firsts
Modern American Indian Firsts

These trailblazing Americans excelled in the arts, politics, sports and more, leading the way for the American Indians of today.

Videos

2014-09-24

Two reasons to study in the USA: Computer science and food!

Learn why Abhilash came to the United States to pursue his master’s degree in computer science.

2014-09-19

Get to Know Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014

Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, shares some of her favorite things and what really matters to her.

2014-09-10

Profile of Brazilian Exchange Student Amanda Casal Pompeo

Brazilian exchange student Amanda Casal Pompeo didn't just learn in class while studying in the U.S.