TITLE: Mexico
NAME: CHEW JUN WENN, LOW WEN SHIN, PANG YAN KAI
STUDENT’S ID: 201420029, 201420041, 201420028
LECTURER: MS. ...
Travelling to …
MEXICO
Table of Contents
I. Introduction
II. Land and People
III. Economy
IV. Government
V. Religion
VI. Cultures
VII. Mexican Di...
Map of Mexico
Introduction
 United Mexican States, republic
 1,952,500 sq. km
 Borders on United States in north, Caribbean Sea in ea...
Land and People
 Mostly mountains or highlands
 Less than 15% of land suitable for farming
 25% of country = forests
 ...
Economy
 20% of people engaged in farming
 Livestock raising, farming and fishing = main economic activities
 One of wo...
Government
 Constitution in 1917
 A federal republic
 President elected to a six-year term and assisted by cabinet
 Cu...
Religion
 No official religion
 Roman Catholic 76.5%, Protestant 6.3% and others
 One of largest numbers of Jehovah's W...
Culture
 Major language – Spanish
 Clothing
- Man : Sarape
- Woman : Huipils and quechquémitls
 Art and Literature
- Cl...
Mexican Dishes
 Basic Elements
1. Corn
2. Chili Peppers
3. Meat
4. Cheese
 Many meals served with tortillas (flat bread ...
References
Mexican Culture: Customs & Traditions. Retrieved 7/7/2014 from
http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=c...
Q & A
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9 CT PPT Pang Yan Kai Low Wen Shin Chew Jun Wenn Mexico 17 July 2014

  1. 1. TITLE: Mexico NAME: CHEW JUN WENN, LOW WEN SHIN, PANG YAN KAI STUDENT’S ID: 201420029, 201420041, 201420028 LECTURER: MS. DOT MACKENZIE MODULE: CRITICAL THINKING DATE: 9/7/2014 TERM: MAY 2014
  2. 2. Travelling to … MEXICO
  3. 3. Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Land and People III. Economy IV. Government V. Religion VI. Cultures VII. Mexican Dishes
  4. 4. Map of Mexico
  5. 5. Introduction  United Mexican States, republic  1,952,500 sq. km  Borders on United States in north, Caribbean Sea in east  Divided into 31 states and Federal District THE COLUMBIA ELECTRONIC ENCYCLOPEDIA, 6TH ED. COPYRIGHT © 2012, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS
  6. 6. Land and People  Mostly mountains or highlands  Less than 15% of land suitable for farming  25% of country = forests  Mexican Plateau (2,440 m high) – heart of Mexico Population grew from less than 20 million to more than 100 million since 1920 THE COLUMBIA ELECTRONIC ENCYCLOPEDIA, 6TH ED. COPYRIGHT © 2012, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS
  7. 7. Economy  20% of people engaged in farming  Livestock raising, farming and fishing = main economic activities  One of world’s biggest producers of minerals  Produce natural gas and crude oil THE COLUMBIA ELECTRONIC ENCYCLOPEDIA, 6TH ED. COPYRIGHT © 2012, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS
  8. 8. Government  Constitution in 1917  A federal republic  President elected to a six-year term and assisted by cabinet  Current President : Enrique Peña Nieto THE COLUMBIA ELECTRONIC ENCYCLOPEDIA, 6TH ED. COPYRIGHT © 2012, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS
  9. 9. Religion  No official religion  Roman Catholic 76.5%, Protestant 6.3% and others  One of largest numbers of Jehovah's Witnesses RELIGION IN MEXICO HTTP://WWW.RELIGIONFACTS.COM/RELIGION_BY_COUNTRY/RELIGION_IN_MEXICO.HTM
  10. 10. Culture  Major language – Spanish  Clothing - Man : Sarape - Woman : Huipils and quechquémitls  Art and Literature - Clay pottery, cotton garments, wool shawls - Mariachi style of folk music - "La Cucaracha" = well-known Mariachi staple  Special Celebrations -Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe -Day of the Dead MEXICAN CULTURE: CUSTOMS & TRADITIONSHTTP://WEBCACHE.GOOGLEUSERCONTENT.COM/SEARCH?Q=CACHE:HTTP://WWW.LIVESCIENCE.COM/38647-MEXICAN-CULTURE.HTML
  11. 11. Mexican Dishes  Basic Elements 1. Corn 2. Chili Peppers 3. Meat 4. Cheese  Many meals served with tortillas (flat bread made from cornmeal ) Mexican Food http://www.facts-about-mexico.com/mexican-food.html
  12. 12. References Mexican Culture: Customs & Traditions. Retrieved 7/7/2014 from http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:http://www.livescience.com/38647- mexican-culture.html. Mexican Food (Traditional and Modern Mexican Dishes). Retrieved 7/7/2014 from http://www.facts-about-mexico.com/mexican-food.html. Religion in Mexico (n.d.). Retrieved 7/7/2014 from http://www.religionfacts.com/religion_by_country/religion_in_mexico.htm. The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press.
  13. 13. Q & A Back to Malaysia…. Thank You !
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