Lesson Plans: Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress

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Representative Dalip Singh Saund of California was the first Asian Pacific Islander Representative in Congress. He served California's Imperial Valley from 1957 to 1963.

This page features materials designed to help teachers and students use the information presented in the Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress publication in their classrooms. It includes lesson plans on the Asian and Pacific Islander (APA) pioneers who served on Capitol Hill from 1900 to 2017 based on the contextual essays from the Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress book.

Lesson Plans

Lesson Plan One: Exclusion and Empire, 1898–1941 - Lesson Plan (PDF) / Essay

Lesson Plan Two: From Exclusion to Inclusion, 1941–1992 - Lesson Plan (PDF) / Essay

Lesson Plan Three: A Growing Diversity, 1993–2017 - Lesson Plan (PDF) / Essay