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Day of the_dead[1]

  1. 1. El Dia de los Muertos(Day of the Dead)Malaeshia Love4/9/133rd block
  2. 2. LocationMexico
  3. 3. PopulationMexico’s population is estimated to be 112,336,538 people.Many Mexicans and Mexican- Americans celebrateThe Day of the Dead.
  4. 4. Day of the DeadThe Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated in Mexico. Day of theDead is celebrated by Mexicans and Mexican- Americans. Thisholiday celebrates dead ancestors on the first and second dayof November. Civilizations such as the Aztecs and Mayanswere thought to have celebrated this holiday.
  5. 5. BeliefsPeople relate the Day of the Dead to Halloween in America.Halloween is a holiday that Americans fear the dead,but in Mexico the Day of the Dead is a holiday tocelebrate the dead and not fear it. On this holiday,Mexicans go to the cemeteries that their families wereburied to fix and decorate the area.
  6. 6. Sugar SkullsDuring the celebration of The Day of the Dead, thepeople of Mexico like to make sugar skulls. Sugar skullsare decorations that are made to make the festivalsmore exciting. Though sugar skulls are made fordecorations, they can also be eaten.
  7. 7. Day of the Dead

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