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  • 1. Mexico Origin of WWII Marine Guy Gabaldon
  • 2. Flag of Mexico www.theodora.com/flags/mexico_flags.html
  • 3. Brief History of Mexico
    • a country located in the southern portion of North America
    • First populated more than 13,000 years ago, the country produced complex indigenous civilizations before being conquered by the Spanish in the 16th Century.
    • For three centuries, Mexico was a colony
  • 4. Culture and religious celebrations
    • Every March Mexico has Day Of The Dead.
    • Holy Cross Day -when construction workers decorate and mount crosses on unfinished buildings, followed by fireworks and picnics at the construction site.
    • Saint John the Baptist Day -is celebrated with religious festivities, fairs, and popular jokes connected to getting dunked in water.
  • 5. Deportes (sports)
    • Bullfighting
    • Soccer
    • Wrestling
    • Motocross
    • Diving
    • Bungee jumping
    • Skydiving
    • Softball
  • 6. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    • Breakfast- Mexican Burrito, Huevos Rancheros, etc..
    • Lunch- Tacos, Burritos, enchiladas, Tostadas, etc..
    • Dinner- Cena, Ceviche, Chiles Renellos, etc..
  • 7. Major Holidays
    • February 5th: Day of the Constitution.
    • February 24th: Day of the National Flag.
    • March 18th: Day of Petroleum Expropriation (nationalization of the Petroleum Industry)
    • March 21st: Birth of Don Benito Juárez.
    • May 1st: Labor Day.
    • May 5th: the famous “Cinco the Mayo”, anniversary of the Battle of Puebla.
    • September 1st: Day of the Presidential State of the Union address.
    • September 13th: Anniversary of the death of the Young Heroes of Chapultepec.
    • September 15th: The Cry for Independence (“El Grito”)
    • September 16th: Independence Day.
    • October 12th: Columbus Day
    • November 20th: Anniversary of the Mexican Revolution
  • 8. Credits
    • Differentworld.com
    • Mexconnect.com
    • Wikipedia.com
    • www.facts-about- mexico .com