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Mexico

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Kaytlin Gagnon

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Transcript of Mexico

Food Best Known For
Yucatan Peninsula
Flag
Mexico
Mexico and Canada Comparison
Canada: 33,759,742 people:
36th largest by population

Mexico: 112,468,855 people:
11th largest by population
Canada: 9,984,670 square kilometers:
2nd largest by area

Mexico: 1,964,375 square kilometers:
15th largest by area
Currency
Map of Mexico
Sierra Madre
Mountain System
Sierra Madre Occidental (to the west)
Sierra Madre Oriental (to the east)
Sierra Madre del Sur (to the south)
Encloses
Mexican Plateau
=
Largest Plateau
From USA Border
to the
Mexican Volcanic Belt
Surrounded by The Caribbean Sea, The Bay, and The Gulf
Pico de Orizaba Volcano
Highest volcano in North America
Last Eruption:1846
Hiking Trails
Dormant but not extinct
Mexican Altiplano
5700 ft Difference
Primary Language
Other Languages:
English, Italian, French, German, Mayan, Nahuatl
Primary Religion
Roman Catholic
Metropolitan Cathedral
Other Religion:
Christian, Orthodox, Islam,
Buddhism, Protestant,
Jehovah's Witnesses
Traditional Foods
Gastronomy
Eww
TACO'S
Proper Behaviour
Rude
Psst...!
Cheek Kiss
DO NOT STARE!
Traditional Costume
Regular:
Traditional:
Charro and Sombrero
Earth Colours; "European Like"
Male Business Meeting
Navy
and
Dark Grey
Female Business Meeting
Dress
and
Make Up
Suit
and
Tie
No Revealing!
Cultural Customs
Men Wearing a Sarape (Poncho) and Boots
Women Wearing Rebozos (Shawl)
Cultural Customs
Tequila
Anejo
Blanco

Reposado
Gold
Cultural Customs
Folk Music /
Folk Art
Flag
Green
Original:
Independence

Current:
Hope and Prosperity
Flag
Flag
White
Original:
Roman Catholic Religion

Current:
Peace and Harmony
Red
Original:
Union of
Spaniards
and Mexicans

Current:
Blood of
Mexican Heroes
Flag
Symbol
Five Top Imports
Five Interesting
Facts About

M
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Cars
Vehicle Parts
Monitors and Projectors
Aircraft Parts
Agriculture Machinery
Five Top Exports
Oil and Oil Products
Fruits and Vegetables
Silver
Coffee
Cotton
1. United States
2. Canada
3. China
5. Brazil
Top Trading Partners
4. Germany
Workplace or Environmental Degradation
NAFTA Report:
Environmental Damage in Mexico, Canada, and USA
(North American Free Trade Act)
Agriculture
Mining
Manufacturing
Workplace Safety Issues
1 worker/hour die
Oil Well Disaster (2010)
11 Killed
Could it have been prevented...?
1.
Most popular sport in
Mexico is football (soccer)
M
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2.
Mexico Introduced
Chocolate!
1000 B.C
Aztecs
3.
The Red Poinsettia Originated in Mexico
1820's
"Joel Roberts Poinsett"
Mexican children do not
receive presents on
Christmas Day
4.
Three Wise Men
January 6th
5.
Official Name of Mexico
(United Mexican States)
Legend
Aztec Culture
Eagle, Snake, Cactus,
Fruit, Pedestal, Lake,
Oak Leaves, Ribbon
Agriculture
Result: Left Farms or Cleared New Land
Deforestation Rates Rising
Threat to
Biodiversity
Increased chemical fertilizer and pesticides
Mining
Sold to foreign corporations
28% of land given to toxic cause
43 Tons of Pollution
2004- 2010
Manufacturing
Pollution Doubled
10% of Mexico’s hazardous
waste receives proper treatment
Led into USA
and Canada
Mexico City
YES! If Safety Came First
11 Lives...Almost Saved
Exhaustion is dangerous
Follow
The
Rules
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