Facts for Features: Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: May


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Regions of the World , Washington State: World Regions , Statistics , Military , Anniversaries , Oceania , Statistics , Military Statistics

Description:
Facts and statistics about this observance planned "to coincide with two important anniversaries: the arrival in the United States of first Japanese immigrants (May 7, 1843) and the completion of the transcontinental railroad (May 10, 1869)." Topics include population, ethnicity, language, income, education, and military service. From the U.S. Census Bureau.

Publisher:
U.S. Census Bureau Public Information Office

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/013385.html


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