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Blog Post: Celia Cruz: Queen of Salsa

Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials
Date Posted: 7/20/2012

In this post, students will learn about Celia Cruz's life, music, and impact on Caribbean and Latino immigrants in America. In a career that spanned six decades and took her from Cuba to the United States, Cruz became known around the world for her piercing and powerful voice and larger-than-life personality and stage costumes. Written by Melinda Machado, Director of the Office of Public Affairs, this post is published on the Museum's "O Say Can You See?" blog.


National Standards

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)

Standards in History (Grades K-4)

United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)

World History Standards (Grades 5-12)