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9 CT PPT Pang Yan Kai  Low Wen Shin  Chew Jun Wenn  Mexico  17 July 2014
9 CT PPT Pang Yan Kai  Low Wen Shin  Chew Jun Wenn  Mexico  17 July 2014
9 CT PPT Pang Yan Kai  Low Wen Shin  Chew Jun Wenn  Mexico  17 July 2014
9 CT PPT Pang Yan Kai  Low Wen Shin  Chew Jun Wenn  Mexico  17 July 2014
9 CT PPT Pang Yan Kai  Low Wen Shin  Chew Jun Wenn  Mexico  17 July 2014
9 CT PPT Pang Yan Kai  Low Wen Shin  Chew Jun Wenn  Mexico  17 July 2014
9 CT PPT Pang Yan Kai  Low Wen Shin  Chew Jun Wenn  Mexico  17 July 2014
9 CT PPT Pang Yan Kai  Low Wen Shin  Chew Jun Wenn  Mexico  17 July 2014
9 CT PPT Pang Yan Kai  Low Wen Shin  Chew Jun Wenn  Mexico  17 July 2014
9 CT PPT Pang Yan Kai  Low Wen Shin  Chew Jun Wenn  Mexico  17 July 2014
9 CT PPT Pang Yan Kai  Low Wen Shin  Chew Jun Wenn  Mexico  17 July 2014
9 CT PPT Pang Yan Kai  Low Wen Shin  Chew Jun Wenn  Mexico  17 July 2014
9 CT PPT Pang Yan Kai  Low Wen Shin  Chew Jun Wenn  Mexico  17 July 2014
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9 CT PPT Pang Yan Kai Low Wen Shin Chew Jun Wenn Mexico 17 July 2014

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  • 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. Travelling to … MEXICO
  • 3. Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Land and People III. Economy IV. Government V. Religion VI. Cultures VII. Mexican Dishes
  • 4. Map of Mexico
  • 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Q & A Back to Malaysia…. Thank You !

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