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Transcript of Mexico
Mexico is a very interesting place. It has many cultures, traditions, history facts, and many different foods. Background
Knowledge History Some facts of Mexico are that the country, the place tacos, enchiladas, chocolate, tamales, and burritos came from, has about one million US citizens. Mexico, the country where Swine flu was originated in and where bullfighting is popular, has about 236 T.V. stations. Lorena Ochoa is one the country’s best known Mexican athlete and every year the country gets over 20 million tourists. Estados Únidos Mexicans is the official name of Mexico. Mexico is three times larger than Texas. (756,066 square miles) Chihuahuas are named after a state in Mexico. (they are also the world’s smallest dog) In Mexico, on January 6, which is the day Mexicans celebrate the arrival of the Three Wise Men and receive gifts. So on December 25, Christmas day, children do not receive presents in Mexico. Every year millions of monarch butterflies from the U.S. and Canada migrate to Mexico.
In Mexican diets, corn is usually included. Tortillas and a hearty corn stew called pozole both have corn in them. Pork and chicken are more commonly consumed than beef is. Jalapeño, poblano, chipotle, Serrano, are found in a variety of chilies. Tomatillos, tomatoes, avocado, sweet potato, squash, mango, pinapple, nopales, and papayas are popular fruits and vegetables of Mexico. Most Mexicans are christen and go to church every Sunday. In Aztecs times festivities have been put up and have been a major part of Mexican life. Chiapa de Corzo put parades when men dress as women and women dress as men to have a good laugh for a day in Mexico Cultures and traditions Food Facts Hey The decisive campaign of the war was Scott's advance from Veracruz to Mexico City. Scott's expedition began at a staging area at the mouth of the Rio Grande in February 1847. He assembled an army of approximately 12,000, which was transported by sea to a beach about 5 km (3 mi) south of Veracruz. Landing on March 10-11, it had surrounded the city by March 15. A combined naval and land attack began on March 22. Heavy shelling from navy guns forced the almost impregnable town to surrender on March 28. The end