Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822–2012, is available as an ePublication from the Government Publication Office.
Read essays that provide historical context about four distinct generations of Hispanic Americans in Congress. Among the topics discussed in each essay are institutional developments, legislative agendas, social changes, and national historical events that have shaped the experiences of Hispanic Members of Congress.
This page features materials designed to help teachers and students use the information presented in Hispanic Americans in Congress in their classrooms.
In this section, users can find tables and appendices of historical data about Hispanic Americans in Congress, including: Hispanic Americans in Congress by Congress; committee and subcommittee leaders; party leadership positions; Puerto Rican political parties; chairmen and chairwomen of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
View artifacts from the House Collection related to the history of Hispanic Americans in Congress, from formal portraits to political campaign buttons.
Use the interactive map to compile information on the representation of Hispanic Americans in Congress, such as the number of Members who served from a particular state or region and when they served.
What is the difference between apportionment and realignment? What is a discharge petition? What does the word quorum mean and how does it relate to the House of Representatives? These and other relevant congressional terms are defined in this glossary.