Language Legislation Archives in the U.S

Timeline created by valeeguerra
  • Hawaii officially bilingual state.

    constitutional amendment declaring the state officially bilingual – recognizing English and Native Hawaiian as official languages
  • English legislation first appeared.

    Since 1981, 27states have adopted various forms of Official English legislation, thats means with active Official English laws.
  • Proposition 227

    On June 2, 1998 the voters of California approved Proposition 227.
  • Bilingual Education Act.

    Bush Signs H.R. 1, Repealing Bilingual Education Act.
    Bilingual Education Act, was eliminated as part of a larger ‘school reform’.
  • Oklahoma Vote

    the opportunity to make English the official language of the Oklahoma state.