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TEACHING RESOURCES
Timeline of Filipino American Experience

LESSON PLANS
5th - 8th Grade
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Video Exercise One
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Chronology Exercise One

Chronology Exercise One
9 - 12th Grade
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Produced for PBS Documentary
"An Untold Triumph: The Story of the 1st & 2nd Filipino Infantry Regiments, U.S. Army."

CSUS University Union Ballroom, 4 p.m., Sunday, 17 November 2002. For more information contact the
Multicultural Center or The Untold Triumph website.

The Multi Cultural Center and Department of Ethnic Studies, with the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) Sacramento/Delta Chapter proudly present a community viewing of "An Untold Triumph: The Story of the 1st and 2nd Filipino Infantry Regiments, U.S. Army," a documentary made for Public Television. Also supporting this film are the FANHS Stockton and Central Valley Chapters, Filipino American Veterans Association, and American Legion Magellan Post. This film portrays the men of the 1st and 2nd Infantry Regiments who valiantly fought for America's freedom during World War Two. Fresh from a world premiere at the Hawaii International Film Festival, "An Untold Triumph" will be shown at the CSUS University Ballroom on Sunday, November 17, 2002 at 4:00pm.

More than 150,000 Filipinos immigrated to the United States from the Philippines between 1906 and 1935, in search of the American Dream. Facing discrimination and hard times here in California and all along the west coast, thousands of Filipinos worked in agricultural fields, in the service industry, and in other low paying jobs. The war provided the opportunity for Filipinos to fight for the United States and prove their loyalty as Americans. At top strength the Regiments, known as "California's Own," numbered 7,000 strong. Please join us and view the heroic story of these unsung heroes as revealed through interviews and never before seen archival footage. Four men featured in the film are from Northern California. Lou Diamond Phillips, acclaimed Filipino American actor is the narrator.

After viewing the film you are invited to stay for a question and answer session with local members of the Regiments and two of the filmmakers, Noel Izon of Washington D.C. and Linda Revilla of Sacramento. California State University, Sacramento is privileged to bring this important documentary to the Sacramento community. Please come and join us for this intriguing story. For further information you can visit the Multi Cultural Center website at www.csus.edu/mcult or call us at (916) 278 6101. You may also contact the Ethnic Studies Department at (916) 278-6645.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated November 2002
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