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Transcript of MEXICO
History:The Battle of Puebla was when France wanted to invade Mexico,the french send its troops but was defeated by the mexican army and its citizens.
Myths:One of the bests myths in Mexico was about el callejon del beso the alley ofthe kiss it was about this couple that lived right next to each other both got killed by the girls father and till this day if you go the alley with your boyriend or girlfriend and kiss, it will give you luck in love.
Dance:Folkloric Dances mimic animal movements
WE ARE MEXICO
Times and Seasons
Come to Mexico
adopted on Feb. 5, 1917
COAT OF ARMS
Literacy rate 93.1
Elementary : 1 - 6 grade
Junior High : 7-9 grade
High School: 9- 12 grade
Higher Education: Universidad
Land of three lands......
*Yucantan : Hottest
hot and humid
Freezes in December
April & May
Population growth: 1.21%
Birth rate: 19.00%
Palacio De Bellas Artes
Current President Enrique Pena Nieto
Children & Youth 46%
Middle Age :47.4 %
Seniors : 6.6 %
Dia de Muertos :Day of the dead
Oct .31st - Nov. 2nd
A Mexican Christmas
lady of Guadalupe
Rosca de Reyes
Music:The most popular music in mexico are gruperas.pop,rock.
Capital :Mexico city
Central time zone
P 16.59 =$1.00
In 1521 Aztecs Empire became Spain’s colony
named Nueva Espana ( New Spain)
Motecuhzoma II - Emperor of Aztec
Empire and Hernan Cortez - conqueror
Emperor Agustin de Iturbide
First Mexican Empire in 1822
ESTABLISHMENT OF THE UNITED MEXICAN STATES
FIGHTING FOR INDEPENDENCE AFTER 300 YEARS CONQUERED BY SPANISH EMPIRE
The Declaration of Mexican Empire
Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana
WARS after INDEPENDENCE
From 1821 to 1877, there were two emperors, several dictators, and enough presidents and provisional executives to make a new government on the average of every nine months.
Overthrew Agustin and Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana drew up a new constitution, established a Federal Mexican Republic in 1832
In 1836 Mexico lost Texas after defeated in the war with the U.S.
From 1846 to 1848 lost the area that is now California, Nevada, and Utah, most of Arizona and New Mexico, and parts of Wyoming and Colorado under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
In 1855, the Indian patriot Benito Juárez began a series of reforms, including the disestablishment of the Catholic Church, which owned vast property.
The subsequent civil war was interrupted by the French invasion of Mexico (1861) and the crowning of Maximilian of Austria as emperor (1864)
After overthrowing and executing his forces Benito Juárez became the first Amerindian president of Mexico in 1867.
From 1876 -1911 the rule of Porfirio Diaz who was an astute military leader and liberal politician, built a national base of supporters
Spanish: The country has the largest Spanish-speaking population in the world.
Nahuatl language: more than 1millions
Other native language include Yucatec Maya, Yucatan Peninsula
Mexicans of European descent
Wet and Dry seasons
No Religion 5%