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Mexico tyler

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

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