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The 5 Themes of Geography on Mexico

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Transcript of The 5 Themes of Geography on Mexico

The 5 Themes of Geography on Mexico
Mexico
The colors of the flag are green, white and red. The green means hope, the white means unity, and red means the blood of their heroes
Government
The government is a Republic. In a republic the supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives. They have an elected or nominated president rather than a monarch.

Mexico is located on the northern hemisphere.
1. The official name of Mexico is United Mexican States
2. Mexico has 68 official
languages.
3. In Mexico artist can pay taxes with artwork
4. The worlds largest pyramid is in Mexico not in Egypt
5. Mexicos 34th president ruled for less than a hour than quit
Location
Absolute Location: 19.0000*N and 102.3667*W
Relative Location: Guatemala, Belize, U.S.A, Gulf of Mexico, and the Pacific Ocean

Movement
Region
How products move: trucks, railroads, cargo ships

How people move: cars, buses, ferries, airplanes, railroad, and subway

How Ideas move: newspapers, magazines, Internet (Twitter, Facebook, email, phone, and cellular phone)

Exports: machinery, electrical, vehicles, plastic, mineral fluids, corn, soybean, dairy products, pork, and pork products
Physical Characteristics: Northwestern dessert, southern mountain ranges, Yucatan Peninsula, and Tropical coastline

Human/Cultural Characteristics:
About 80% of the population is Catholic
Spanish language
Mexico City celebrates Dia de los Muertos on November 2nd each year.
Human-Environment Interaction
They depend on the rain for drinking water and to water their crops
They adapt to the hot climate by dressing in light clothes that help them stay cool
They modify the area by cutting down forests to put in cities
The environmental issues that they have been facing are air pollution. It sent more then one million people to hospitals in 1999.
Place
1. Six Flags in Mexico is a park with rides and shows
2. The Great Pyramid of Tenochtitlan is a museum that is dedicated to the Aztecs
3. The National Palace is a palace where all the goverment offices are located.
Interesting Facts
1. One of Mexico's weapons in war is a hornet bomb which is an actual hornet's nest
2. Actor Anthony Quinn was the first Mexican actor to win a Academy Award
Flag
Overview of Mexico
National Anthem
Enrique Peña Nieto
Mexico's Leader
By: Cameron Dick
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