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  1. 1. By Kevin Vazquez
  2. 2. <ul><li>The country of Mexico got its name from the nations capital Mexico-Tenochtitlan </li></ul><ul><li>The nation of Mexico was known as the land of hunter-gatherers </li></ul><ul><li>The people domesticated corn which sparked the agricultural revolution . </li></ul><ul><li>1519 the country was invaded and colonized by the Spaniards. </li></ul><ul><li>Later invaded by the French in </li></ul><ul><li>1861. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Most indigenous people of Mexico died off after the invasion of Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Treaty of Córdoba signed 1821 gave Mexico independence from Spain at the conclusion of the Mexican war of independence </li></ul><ul><li>Mexico lost many states to the united states </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Mexico  has a population if over 92 million people. </li></ul><ul><li>Where two-thirds of the population lived in cities and small towns, the rest lived in rural areas. </li></ul><ul><li>The indigieonous people of mexico were indians, but now a days most clasify themselves as meztizos(indian and european decent). </li></ul><ul><li>12 million indigenous people in Mexico, of many different ethnic groups, which constitute about 11% - 13% of the population in the country. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Some of the languages spoken by the people of mexico are Nahuatl (Mexicano, Mexicanero, Nahuat, Nahual, Melatahtol) </li></ul><ul><li>Yucatec Maya (Maaya t'aan) </li></ul><ul><li>Mixtec (Tu'un sávi) </li></ul><ul><li>Zapotec (Binizaa) </li></ul><ul><li>Tzeltal Maya (K'op o winik atel) </li></ul><ul><li>Tzotzil Maya (Batsil k'op) </li></ul><ul><li>Otomí (Hñä hñü) </li></ul><ul><li>Totonac (Tachihuiin) </li></ul><ul><li>Mazatec (Ha shuta enima) </li></ul><ul><li>Ch'ol (Mayan) (Winik) </li></ul><ul><li>Huastec (Téenek) </li></ul><ul><li>Chinantec (Tsa jujmí) </li></ul><ul><li>Mixe (Ayüük) </li></ul><ul><li>Mazahua (Jñatho) </li></ul><ul><li>Tarascan (P'urhépechas) </li></ul><ul><li>Tlapanec (Me'phaa) </li></ul><ul><li>Tarahumara (Rarámuri) </li></ul><ul><li>Amuzgo (Tzañcue) </li></ul><ul><li>Chatino (Cha'cña) </li></ul><ul><li>Tojolab'al (Tojolwinik otik) </li></ul><ul><li>Popoluca (Zoquean) (Tuncápxe) </li></ul><ul><li>Chontal de Tabasco (Yokot t'an) </li></ul><ul><li>Huichol (Wixárika) </li></ul><ul><li>Mayo (Yoreme) </li></ul><ul><li>Tepehuán (O'odham) </li></ul><ul><li>Trique (Tinujéi) </li></ul><ul><li>Cora (Naáyarite) </li></ul><ul><li>Popoloca (Oto-manguean) </li></ul><ul><li>Huave (Ikoods) </li></ul><ul><li>Cuicatec (Nduudu yu) </li></ul><ul><li>Yaqui (Yoreme) </li></ul><ul><li>Q'anjob'al </li></ul><ul><li>Tepehua (Hamasipini) </li></ul><ul><li>Pame (Xigüe) </li></ul><ul><li>Mam (Qyool) </li></ul><ul><li>Chontal de Oaxaca (Slijuala sihanuk) </li></ul><ul><li>Chuj </li></ul><ul><li>Tacuate (Mixtec de Santa María Zacatepec) (Tu'un Va'a) </li></ul><ul><li>Chichimeca jonaz (Úza) </li></ul><ul><li>Guarijío (Makurawe) </li></ul><ul><li>Chocho (Runixa ngiigua) </li></ul><ul><li>Pima Bajo (O'odham) </li></ul><ul><li>Q'eqchí (Q'eqchí) </li></ul><ul><li>Lacandón (Hach t'an) </li></ul><ul><li>Jakaltek (P </li></ul><ul><li>approximately 6.7% of the population speaks an indigenous language  </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Important dates </li></ul><ul><li>January 6: Día de los Santos Reyes: when mexicans exchange gifts for the arival of the three wisemen </li></ul><ul><li>February 5: Día de la Constitución commemertaion day of the Mexican revolution </li></ul><ul><li>May 5: Cinco de Mayo is the Mexican national holiday that honors the Mexican victory over the French army at Puebla de los Angeles in 1862. </li></ul><ul><li>September 16: Mexican Independence Day celebrates the day that Mexico gained independence over spain </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Land area: 742,485 sq mi </li></ul><ul><li>Population (2009 est.): 111,211,789 </li></ul><ul><li>Capital and largest city Mexico City, 19,013,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Mexico is bordered by the United States to the north and Belize and Guatemala to the southeast. Mexico is about one-fifth the size of the United States </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Much of northern Mexico is desert. The Chihuahua Desert is covers the center and eastern part of Mexico. The Sonora Desert extends from the center of Mexico to the Pacific Coast. </li></ul><ul><li>Much of northern Mexico is desert. The Chihuahua Desert is covers the center and eastern part of Mexico. The Sonora Desert extends from the center of Mexico to the Pacific Coast. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nativeamericanchurch.net/News/Adam.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107779.html </li></ul>

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