Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, 2005, 23917 [05-9160]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 86 / Thursday, May 5, 2005 / Presidential Documents 23917 Presidential Documents Proclamation 7894 of May 3, 2005 Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, 2005 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Millions of Americans proudly trace their ancestry to the many nations that make up Asia and the Pacific islands. For generations, Americans of Asian/Pacific heritage have strengthened our Nation through their achievements in all walks of life, including business, politics, education, community service, the arts, and science. This month we honor Asian/Pacific Americans for their contributions to our Nation’s growth and development and to the spread of freedom around the world. This year’s theme, ‘‘Liberty and Freedom for All,’’ honors the sacrifices of Asian/Pacific Americans in the defense of freedom and democracy. We remember the bravery of soldiers of Asian/Pacific descent who have served in our military. These proud patriots stepped forward and fought for the security of our country and the peace of the world, and they will always hold a cherished place in our history. As we confront the challenges of the 21st century and fight the war on terror, Americans of Asian/Pacific descent continue to serve in the Armed Forces and are working to secure our homeland and promote peace and liberty around the world. Their dedication and patriotism uphold the highest ideals of our country. To honor the achievements and contributions of Asian/Pacific Americans, the Congress by Public Law 102–450 as amended, has designated the month of May each year as ‘‘Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month.’’ NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE W. BUSH, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim May 2005 as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. I call upon the people of the United States to learn more about the history of Asian/Pacific Americans and their many contributions to our Nation and to observe this month with appropriate programs and activities. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this third day of May, in the year of our Lord two thousand five, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and twenty-ninth. W [FR Doc. 05–9160 Filed 5–4–05; 9:15 am] Billing code 3195–01–P VerDate jul<14>2003 15:33 May 04, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\05MYD1.SGM 05MYD1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 86 (Thursday, May 5, 2005)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Page 23917]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-9160]




                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 86 / Thursday, May 5, 2005 / 
Presidential Documents

[[Page 23917]]


                Proclamation 7894 of May 3, 2005

                
Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, 2005

                By the President of the United States of America

                A Proclamation

                Millions of Americans proudly trace their ancestry to 
                the many nations that make up Asia and the Pacific 
                islands. For generations, Americans of Asian/Pacific 
                heritage have strengthened our Nation through their 
                achievements in all walks of life, including business, 
                politics, education, community service, the arts, and 
                science.

                This month we honor Asian/Pacific Americans for their 
                contributions to our Nation's growth and development 
                and to the spread of freedom around the world. This 
                year's theme, ``Liberty and Freedom for All,'' honors 
                the sacrifices of Asian/Pacific Americans in the 
                defense of freedom and democracy. We remember the 
                bravery of soldiers of Asian/Pacific descent who have 
                served in our military. These proud patriots stepped 
                forward and fought for the security of our country and 
                the peace of the world, and they will always hold a 
                cherished place in our history. As we confront the 
                challenges of the 21st century and fight the war on 
                terror, Americans of Asian/Pacific descent continue to 
                serve in the Armed Forces and are working to secure our 
                homeland and promote peace and liberty around the 
                world. Their dedication and patriotism uphold the 
                highest ideals of our country.

                To honor the achievements and contributions of Asian/
                Pacific Americans, the Congress by Public Law 102-450 
                as amended, has designated the month of May each year 
                as ``Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month.''

                NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE W. BUSH, President of the 
                United States of America, do hereby proclaim May 2005 
                as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. I call upon 
                the people of the United States to learn more about the 
                history of Asian/Pacific Americans and their many 
                contributions to our Nation and to observe this month 
                with appropriate programs and activities.

                IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this 
                third day of May, in the year of our Lord two thousand 
                five, and of the Independence of the United States of 
                America the two hundred and twenty-ninth.

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

[FR Doc. 05-9160
Filed 5-4-05; 9:15 am]
Billing code 3195-01-P