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  • American Classroom

    American Classroom

    U.S. television and cinema promote images of Americans that are ... well ... wrong! Pop Culture versus Real America will contrast those pop culture images with profiles of real Americans in every walk of life. [pdf]

  • Martin Luther King, Jr.  Day

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    Americans on each third Monday of January honor the life and achievements of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., (1929 - 1968), the 1964 Nobel Peace laureate and the individual most associated with the triumphs of the African-American civil rights movement during the 1950s and 1960s.

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  • Christmas


    Christmas, celebrated by most Christians on December 25, commemorates the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. Americans, like many of the worlds peoples, have developed their own Christmas traditions and observances, and these have changed greatly over time.

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  • Picturing America

    Picturing America

    Picturing America showcases the United States' rich artistic heritage, and offers insights into the character, ideals, and aspirations of our nation.

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American Holiday

Black History Month
Black History Month

Each February, Black History Month honors the struggles and triumphs of millions of American citizens over the most devastating obstacles ?? slavery, prejudice, poverty ??as well as their contributions to the nation's cultural and political life.


America's Story

  • America's Story: Discover the stories of America's past...

Popular Culture Universe

  • Democracy Video Challenge

Art Exhibition

  • Art Exhibition: Picturing America

Understand the U.S.A.

  • Understand the U.S.A.

Taichung - Virtual Tour

  • Taichung American Corner - Virtual Tour

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