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I Love my country :)

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    • AllaboutMexico
      Priscilla Toledano
      Fulbrightscholar
      ForeingLanguageTeachingAssistant
      Program
      FLTA
      2011-2012
    • Overview
      Federal constitutional republic in North America
      Boundaries
      Extension: over 760, 000 sq mi
      5th largest country in America
      Population: over 112 million
      The most populous Spanish-speaking country.
      31 states and a Federal District
    • Pre-ColumbianMesoamerica
      Olmec
      Toltec
      Teotihuacan
      Zapotec
      Maya
      Aztec
    • Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
      TheFather of the Independence
      (September 15, 1810)
    • Climate
      The Tropic of Cancer
      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.
      Cities in the north experience temperatures of 104 °F or more in summer. In the Sonoran Deserttemperatures reach 122 °F or more.
    • Biodiversity
      Mexico is one of the 18 megadiverse countries of the world.
      1st place in biodiversity in reptiles with 707 known species
      2nd place in mammals with 438 species
      4th place in flora with 26, 000 species
    • Mexico’snativeculinaryingredients
    • Tequila
      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.
    • Economy
      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.
    • Transportation
    • Culture
      Family
      Traditions
      Food
      Musicand dance
      Tourism
    • Family
      How important is the family for the Mexicans?
      What are some of their traditions that keep them so closely knit with each other?
    • Traditions
      Day of theDead
      November 1st and 2nd
    • Traditions
      Independence Day (September 16 th)
    • Traditions
      Our Lady of Guadalupe (Spanish: NuestraSeñora de Guadalupe), also known as the Virgin of Guadalupe
      December
      12th
    • Lotería
      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.
    • Food
      Gorditas, tacos, tortas, tamales, mole, chiles en nogada, tequila.
    • Music and dance
      Mariachi - El Son de la Negra
    • Tourism
      Tamaulipas
    • Tourism
      Chiapas: Palenque y Montes Azules
    • Tourism
      Yucatan – Cenote Chichi de los Lagos
    • Tourism
      Veracruz
    • Tourism
      Sinaloa
    • WelcometoMexico!!!!
      Priscilla Toledano
      toledanopriscilla@gmail.com
      toledanoe@dewv.edu
    • References
      Wikipedia
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MexicoretrievedonSeptember 25, 2011
      Youtube Ballet “Folklórico de UAG”
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfGkU5dw7XoretrievedonSeptember 25, 2011
      Youtube “Estrellas del Bicentenario de México”
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0psKcffZEg&feature=related
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8xmZIqGazs
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bH1O7t14g0k&feature=related
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntDTDdkyydI&NR=1
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZAU-mKLe1A&feature=relatedretrievedonSeptember 25, 2011