|Who or what are Chicanos of the USA?|
|Mexico was very big before the USA.|
The indigenous language of Mexico is not Spanish. (That's the imperial invading European language that Spain brought, which is related to Latin, the language of the Roman Empire from Rome and Italy). Mexico's language is Nahuatl.
|Model of the massive Cholula Great Pyramid|
The early 1860s were witness to a time of great indebtedness by Mexico to France, England, and Spain as a result of the Mexican-American War and the Reform War.to France, England, and Spain as a result of the Mexican-American War and the Reform War.
During the latter part of 1861, France’s Naval fleet attacked Veracruz and halted Pres. Juarez and his government.
In May 1862, French forces led by General Charles de Lorencez attacked Mexico City but were resisted by General Ignacio Zaragoza’s strong willed Mexican troops near Puebla de los Angeles ("Town of the Angels").
(Camilla Cabello) Mexican culture in a Cuban nutshell. While Latin America is amazingly diverse within, from the outside it must appear very similar -- sexual, sultry, family-oriented, emotional, sentimental, expressive, rebellious, closeted/trans, multi-racial, and warm.
Nearly 500 French soldiers and fewer than 100 Mexicans were killed in a battle that went on from dawn until dusk.
|The famous Aztec (not Mayan) Calendar|
There’s so much to tell about what took place in Puebla, but what needs to be remembered seems to have been forgotten by most of those who should be passing down the story.
Mexico may have lost battles after that great victory, but Cinco de Mayo will always be a reminder to everyone that a grain of hope, no matter how small and insignificant it may be to others, can make the impossible possible.