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The final project lol got this in the bag
Transcript of The final project lol got this in the bag
Rice, chicken, pork, beef, wine garlic and onions, cheese and other spices and sauces(also dietary staples)
Barbacoa recipe consist of
Slow cooked meat often cow butt with spices
Similar to american meal time and also take outs and eating at restaurants(it depends on family wealth)
Breakfast lunch and dinner
El cardenal restaurants located in Mexico city
The women in the family usually cooks in traditional Mexican homes("Real Food University." )
The final project
The emblem is a symbol for the Aztec heritage
Legend has it that the symbol originated when a Aztec pioneer spotted an eagle
The flag was created 1891 when the independence movement victoriously ended
The Fiesta of the Mexican flag is held on February 24
The colors on the Mexican flag are symboles
The color green indicate the independence movement
The color red indicate the Spaniards that joined in the quest for Independence. The blood of the National Heroes
The color white indicate purity and the catholic faith (The Mexican Flag )
The flag of Mexico
Roman catholic is the major religion in Mexico at 76.5%
Protestant the second most at 6.3%
Pentecostal is the third most at 1.4%
Jehovah's Witnesses 1.1%
Other or unspecified 13.8%
other 3.8%(Religion in Mexico)
Roman Catholic is the most dominate religion in Mexico. It also consist of other religion. Their is a strong religious catholic presence in Mexico. Religion is a huge part Mexico's culture. Their is religion is a lead of Mexican government. Mexico has many holidays based from their Roman catholic religion.
"Roman Catholicism in Mexico." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 19 Nov. 2013. Web. 25 Nov. 2013.
Centavo know as Mexican coins
Peso known as Mexican bills
A symbols for Mexican peso can be $ or Mex4 or coded for MXN
Inflation at 4.93% in the Bank or Mexico
100 centavo equals 1 peso
Centavo symbols can be ¢
Exchange rate changes on January 4, 2013
Peso exchange rate was $16.5914 per euro
Peso exchange rate was $12.7597 per U.S.
1 Mexican Peso can equal 0.056 Euro
1 U.S. can equal 13.09 Mexican Peso ("MXN - Mexican Peso.")
Spanish is the dominate language in Mexico
Spanish mainly spoken in Latin America and Mexico
Native spanish speakers 103,527,885
Second language 7,110,031
Most hispanic people Speak spanish
There is indigenous Mexican languages
One languages is called Zoque-Ayapaneco an Aztec liked language
Only two people in the world speak the language
They don't not talk to each other because of they don't have much in common
"SPANISH I." SPANISH I. N.p., 2013. Web. 26 Nov. 2013.
Mexico has growing economy its starting to become strong together as a a whole
Mexico freedom score is 67.0 which grown 1.7 since last year, which makes it the 50th freest in 2013 index
Mexico economy consist of many resources and distributing of oil and petroleum is a major part of its economy
Mexican leaders are hoping to contribute more globally and become a more stronger and striving and more competitive economy
GDP is at $1.7 trillion
Its grown 4.0%
1.4% in 5 year radius of compound annual growth and $14,610 per capita
Unemployment is low as 5.3%
Inflation is also low as 3.4%
Foreign Direct Investment inflow is at(FDI) $19.6 billion("Mexico.")
The Mexico currency is gradually gaining worth. The mexican peso is widely us not only in Mexico but also over the world such as the Dominican republic. Some mexican peso can be kept as a artifact and a part of history. There are many faces of mexican peso and many colors. The different colors is a way to make it hard for it to be counter fitted. Similar to american currency Mexico also has various of coins that apart of Mexico currency.
The main language spoken in Mexico is spanish. There are also several different languages and most mexican are able to speak English. There are also a few indigenous languages spoken and spoken by a few people. The indigenous language is endanger and barely spoken. The mexican language is also a part of Mexico culture.
Mexico economy is gradually growing. It is becoming more apart of the rest of the world. The mexican economy is adding worth to its economy threw technology. Mexico is making a new name for its self in the economy. It is becoming more competitive and independent economy.
Mexico government is a federal republic
Mexico current president is Enrique Peña Nieto
Mexico city is the capital of Mexico
Mexico is undergoing stability
The fall of Mexico former dictator Porfirio Diaz was marked as the beginning of a new government
The end of WWII emphasized a growing economy and stability
Mexico was also in debt for a period of time
The 21st century was a beginning of a new government and breaking away from debt and getting on its own feet
Mexico joined Canada and the United States in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)in Jan 1994
The plan was to phase out all tariffs over a 15yrs period
it became a founding member of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
In 1995, the U.S. agreed to prevent the collapse of Mexico's private banks
In terms which the U.S. won virtual veto power of most of Mexico's economic policy
Mexico government consist of voting which is similar the U.S. politics in a way("Geography." )
Mexico is gradually growing and coming up from corruption and dictatorship. Their government is mostly similar to the American government. Their president is taken action to restore order to Mexico. The political leaders are also using all of their power to put an end to major issues and give back to the community. Mexico is also recieved aid from America to reach stability and over come major issues like education and drugs etc.
Mexican food is a huge part of mexican culture and he world also America. Mexico food is served in american restaurants. Mexican food is very cultural and ate by many families. There are many staples and dietary. Mexican food can be and is ate on special occasions and celebration. Mexican food can be made in your kitchen and you can feel the culture of being mexican.
An average native mexican family usually consist of two parents and a there children
Their are a close relationship between the youth and their grand parents
Some households can also consist of in laws, ants, cousins father,mothers, ants, uncles brother and sister
Several generations can live in a mexican household which is known as multigenerational
Most mexican family mothers stay at home as a house wives and a mother
Daughters are under high surveillance by the family until marriage
Weddings are big celebration and traditional
But it depends on the area and the type of family modern day mexican family women are independent and have a mind of their own and not under the surveillance of men which is similar to american families
Mexican men are workers and play more masculine role
They go by machismo("Mexican Family.")
The mexican people are very prideful, independent and cultural people. They express it threw the radiant colors on their flag the shows. The colors also symbolizes independence and how they ended up as one whole from all their struggles. The mexican flag is a proud symbol that mexicans go by and base their evry day life on.
Secretaría de Educación Pública(SEP) is the part of the mexican government in charged of education in Mexico
Having an education can affect a mexican culture, it can take up their time for providing for their family but can pay off in the long run
School can be mandatory in certain areas
School can also be a question of affordability for example private school
Which could give a mexican a chance of having a better education
Basic education consist of preschool which is free and avail for ages 3-5 which is free
The mexican educational system compose of 3 stages their basic, secondary and higher education system
Mexicans do have to pay school fees though
Higher education students classes can consist with 4 year college degree or more
Classes can consist of engineering and technology("The Education System in Mexico.")
Having education is having better opportunity in Mexico as so around the world. The mexican people take there education seriously. Mexicans can go to far measures to get better education. Most mexicans come to America to get a better education. Having education taken seriously by mexicans and is taken for granted in America.
Many old civilization such as Maya preceded to conquer the Aztec empire that reign from 1519 to 1521 by the Spanish under Hernando Cortés
Spain ruled Mexico for the next 300 years until Sept. 16, 1810 which is known as their Mexico independence day
when the Mexicans first revolted they won independence in 1821
From 1821 to 1877 there were 3 types of leaders such as emperors, dictators, and presidents
Mexico lost the area of which is now known as Texas in 1836
They then lost the war to U.S. that was from 1846 to 1848 they lost the much land which is now american land such as Nevada, California and more
Under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
The subsequent civil war was interrupted by the French invasion of Mexico 1861
Maximilian was crowned emperor in 1864 He was then overthrown and executed by forces under Juárez
He then again became president in 1867("Geography.")
Mexico has a beautiful history which is very cultural. Their history come from struggle and accomplishments. Mexico history comes from a long line of conquering and rebellion. The mexican people history and ancestry comes from the Aztec. Mexico is still making history and learning from their own history and ways to better their future.
Mexican climate varies form tropical to desert
There hot summer and mild winters
January is the coldest month and May is the warmest month in Mexico
Rainfall usually happens between June and October
Mexico altitude is 7,240 feet and 2,230 miles above sea level
If there is a good amount of rain fall farmers
Mexico climate intrigues torirst
which can boost their economy("Mexico City : Booking and City Guide." )
The climate in Mexico is usually desert like and tropical. It can also vary by the location and season. The climate also affects mexican farming. The type of climate and amount of rainfall varies the amount of harvest. The climate can also draw tourist. The tourism is a big part of Mexico's economy. Mexico has a beautiful climate which varies the people of Mexico in many ways.
Borders North America
Mexico covers a total of 1,972,550 sq km and the land covers up 1,923,040 sq km and water covers up 49,510 sq km
3x less area than the state of Texas
Can be tropical or desert liked
Has a terrain with high and rugged mountains. Dessert and plateaus
The Mexican land consist of petroleum, silver, copper, gold, lead, zinc, natural gas, timber
Their resources can cause their economy to raise or make them a target
The mexican land consist of arable 12.99% land and permanent crops at 1.31% and other land at 85.7% ("Geography and Map of Mexico." )
Mexico unique and exquisite geography draws tourist which boost their economy. Their resources also makes Mexico a target to the world. Mexico can also use their up coming resources to their advantages. The can also use farming land to become more competitive in the worlds economy. Mexico has great geography and can use it in their advantage to boost their economy and share to the world.
Shake and and bow when greeting
Only reach out to shake a women hand when she reaches out first
Squeeze of an arm
Squeezing of arm can mean
Hugs and shakes are longer than most
Close up conversation consider respectful
Standing with hands on hips signifies anger
Consider rude to stand and talk with hands in your pocket(http://www.ediplomat.com)
Mexican hand gesture are kinda similar to american gestures but are some times took differently. It can some time be took to different extents. Some gesture can be took in respectful or disrespectful manner. Their are different ways to approach different types of people. Gesture is a big part of mexican culture is suppose to be done in traditional manner.
There are 20.22 million in main use from 2012 census
There are 31.02 million internet users from the 2009 census
Internet hosts are at 16.233 million from the 2012 census
There are 1,400 radio stations
The use of tech can help contribute to their economy
There tech can help there GDP growth
It can help communication and boost social networks
It can open up opportunity of making money off of network business and social networking such as facebook
Technology can help the distributing of resources and goods("Central Intelligence Agency.")
Mexican technology is a gate way for Mexico to have a better economy. The technology in Mexico can make communication easier for mexicans. The new technology can also separate Mexico from its old traditions and their Aztec culture. Mexico can use new technology to open social and network business. Technology can be a new way of life in the urbanization process.
Mexican clothing can be based on the area or the family or a person's wealth
Mexican clothing modern day clothing don't differ from American clothing
Globalization caused youth in urban cities to dress like Americans with bright colors and jeans
Mexican in in small royal towns dress in earth like colors like brown, dark red, dark yellow and brown
Their are Mexican families that are dressing traditionally
It depends on strictness of the family or area
Original mexican native woman can dress in dresses covering up and men in suits with hats and over wears ("Mexican Clothing.")
Mexico has contribute much to the world. Mexico has been given much credit for their contribution but it was notice as the little things of life. Most mexican inventions and ideas has been took by others and brought into the world as their own. Although there hasn't been much appreciation an notice of Mexico's contribution to the world. It will always been appreciated by me and the people of Mexico.
The mexican people contributed cattle to America when they didn't have back when America was still forming and didn't have them
Mexican style of dancing and their music became apart of the world culture
Mexican soulful music was adapted by american's and turned into today's country music
The mexican architecture was adapted and learn by America and the world
The Mexican cultural food it eaten and enjoyed by both American's and the world
and adapted and inspire others countries around the world to have("Mexican Contributions of the Past." )
The mexican engineer Guillermo González Camarena in 1940 created an invention that gave color to pictures and motion pictures and tv
CBS used it to creat a tv show in 1948("PRO MEXICO.")
Carnivals, festivals, traditions and holidays are similar to American holidays but with different names and ways
Feliz Navidad is the celebration of Christ birth it is the Mexican Christmas
Instead of being celebrated on the 25th of December it start a day early on the 24th of December 24, in the events where families gather to do some similar American Christmas day traditions
Mexicans then open up gifts at sharp midnight
Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on the 5th day of May
It is the celebration in which mexican peons defeated the French army
El Día de los Muertos is the mexican Halloween it's name in English is "The day of the dead"
It has a much more spiritual and spooky vibe which mexicans go to a dead love one tomb stone and have a priest pray over it("Mexican Customs.")
There are many mexican traditions and holidays the are celebrated worldwide. It is not only celebrated in Mexico but all over the world also in America. Mexico traditions are similar to those in american. The holidays can be celebrations of accomplishments achievements from struggle. Some mexican tradition is similar to those of their Aztec ancestors.
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Population at 116,220,947 rom the July 2013 census
Men expected to live to 74.03 years
Women expected to live to 79.3
A total of 76.86 life expectancy
Median age for men at 26.6 years
Median age at 28.8 years
Mexico literacy rate was 91% in 2004
Total median age at 27.7 years
People able to read are at least over 15
Total people able to read in Mexico at 93.5%
The GDP of Mexico at 5.3%
Their are 220,000 Mexican living with HIV/AIDS("Mexico Demographics Profile 2013.")
"Demographics of Mexico." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 12 Dec. 2013. Web. 14 Dec. 2013.
"Mexican Customs." ThinkQuest. Oracle Foundation, 2013. Web. 14 Dec. 2013.
"A Perfect World." - Archives, 2006, 84. N.p., 2013. Web. 15 Dec. 2013.
There have been over 4,000 drug related murders in 2008. The U.S. gave Mexico $197 million to stop the presence of drug cartels. The violence and distributing of drugs and smuggling stilled continued. The numbers of deaths by 2009 was about 6,500. After the murder of an american consulate to aid the swine flu outbreak by a drug trafficker. A mexican officials started putting in more effort to put an end to drug traffic
The swine flu outbreak of 2009 was consider a pandemic. Mexico was aided by America when they were called upon and the it became a threat our national security. Consulate was sent by America to aid in the harsh times. Former president Bush and the american government put together a $330 million organization that will maintain the influenza. The organization also contribute into providing for the poor mexican communities and does affected by the pandemic.("Mexico.")
"Groundbreaking Mexican Climate Change Law up for Vote." EcoWatch. N.p., 2013. Web. 17 Dec. 2013.
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Family is a great part of mexican culture. The relationship between the youth and elderly is a fond relationship. Mexican families play different roles due to each of their gender. Most mexicans natives families are similar to today some families in America. Family life is the stronghold of the mexican vase culture.
The way of dressing various in the area a person lives in Mexico and the role a person play in the community. The way of dressing in Mexico can be very traditional and modern. Some ways of dressing is similar to the today way of dressing around the world and in America. The ways of dressing is changing within time and the urbanization Mexico.
There are many issues in Mexico. There both political and drug related issues as so in the rest of the world. Mexico is doing their best to put a end to their drug related issues. They are getting help from America and other countries.
"Enrique Pena Nieto Takes Oath of Office as Mexico's President amid Riots, Vows to Restore Order." NY Daily News. N.p., 2013. Web. 02 Jan. 2014.
Mexico demographics is gradually growing and getting better. As the mexican literacy rate and population grow. Opportunity is opening and help is coming still when deeded. The population of Mexico is divided all over the world. Mexico demographics is getting better and the people of Mexico and giving a hand to others when in deed.