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  2. 2. AllaboutMexico<br />Priscilla Toledano <br />Fulbrightscholar<br />ForeingLanguageTeachingAssistant<br />Program<br />FLTA <br />2011-2012<br />
  3. 3. Overview<br />Federal constitutional republic in North America<br />Boundaries<br />Extension: over 760, 000 sq mi<br />5th largest country in America<br />Population: over 112 million<br />The most populous Spanish-speaking country.<br />31 states and a Federal District<br />
  4. 4. Pre-ColumbianMesoamerica<br />Olmec<br />Toltec<br />Teotihuacan<br />Zapotec<br />Maya<br />Aztec<br />
  5. 5. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla<br />TheFather of the Independence <br />(September 15, 1810)<br />
  6. 6. Climate<br />The Tropic of Cancer<br />Many large cities in Mexico are located in the Valley of Mexico (temperature averages from 60.8 to 64.4 °F) and cool nighttime temperatures throughout the year.<br />Cities in the north experience temperatures of 104 °F or more in summer. In the Sonoran Deserttemperatures reach 122 °F or more.<br />
  7. 7. Biodiversity<br />Mexico is one of the 18 megadiverse countries of the world.<br />1st place in biodiversity in reptiles with 707 known species<br />2nd place in mammals with 438 species <br />4th place in flora with 26, 000 species<br />
  8. 8. Mexico’snativeculinaryingredients<br />
  9. 9. Tequila<br />Tequila is a spirit made from the blue agave plant, primarily in the area surrounding the city of Tequila, 40 miles northwest of Guadalajara, and in the highlands (Los Altos) of the western Mexican state of Jalisco.<br />
  10. 10. Economy<br />Dailyminimumwages are set annuallybylaw and determinedbyzone; $5.75 USD in Zone A (Baja California, Federal District, State of Mexico, and largecities), $5.59 USD in Zone B (Sonora, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, and Jalisco), and $5.45 USD in Zone C allotherstates. <br />
  11. 11. Transportation<br />
  12. 12. Culture<br />Family<br />Traditions<br />Food<br />Musicand dance<br />Tourism<br />
  13. 13. Family<br />How important is the family for the Mexicans? <br />What are some of their traditions that keep them so closely knit with each other? <br />
  14. 14. Traditions<br />Day of theDead<br />November 1st and 2nd<br />
  15. 15. Traditions<br />Independence Day (September 16 th)<br />
  16. 16. Traditions<br />Our Lady of Guadalupe (Spanish: NuestraSeñora de Guadalupe), also known as the Virgin of Guadalupe<br />December<br />12th <br />
  17. 17. Lotería <br />Lotería is a Mexican game of chance, similar to Bingo, but using images on a deck of cards instead of plain numbers on ping pong balls. <br />
  18. 18. Food<br />Gorditas, tacos, tortas, tamales, mole, chiles en nogada, tequila. <br />
  19. 19. Music and dance<br />Mariachi - El Son de la Negra <br />
  20. 20. Tourism<br />Tamaulipas <br />
  21. 21. Tourism<br />Chiapas: Palenque y Montes Azules<br />
  22. 22. Tourism<br />Yucatan – Cenote Chichi de los Lagos<br />
  23. 23. Tourism<br />Veracruz<br />
  24. 24. Tourism<br />Sinaloa <br />
  25. 25. WelcometoMexico!!!!<br />Priscilla Toledano<br />toledanopriscilla@gmail.com<br />toledanoe@dewv.edu<br />
  26. 26. References<br />Wikipedia <br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MexicoretrievedonSeptember 25, 2011<br />Youtube Ballet “Folklórico de UAG”<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfGkU5dw7XoretrievedonSeptember 25, 2011<br />Youtube “Estrellas del Bicentenario de México”<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0psKcffZEg&feature=related<br /> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8xmZIqGazs<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bH1O7t14g0k&feature=related<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntDTDdkyydI&NR=1<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZAU-mKLe1A&feature=relatedretrievedonSeptember 25, 2011<br />

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