Mexico

By Joshua Lease

The Mexican Flag

This is the flag of Mexico! It's green on the left, red on the right, and white with a brown bird eating a snake in the center.
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The Map of Mexico

Mexico is a fairly large country. Mexico borders the U.S.A. ,The Pacific Ocean, The Gulf of Mexico and several other small countries.
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Customs and Symbols of Mexico

Mexicans usually shake hands or give each other a nod of the head when greeting each other.Using hand gestures, no means shaking the hand from side to side with the index finger extended and palm facing outward. A Yes = A Thumbs Up.
Some symbols of Mexico are The Chichen Itza and The Palenque. (Which are Monuments.)

Dress (Clothing)

Some people wear regular jeans, shorts, and t-shirts, but other people may wear cowboy hats, boots, and jeans.Women usually wear dresses or skirts covered with an apron.

Typical Mexican FOOD

Food that you would find in Mexico are corn, various beans, brown and white rice, different chilies, and most especially, TACOS!!!

Holidays and Celebrations

Two holidays or celebrations in Mexico are Dia de los Muertos (Day of the dead) where they honor the dead, and Cinco de Mayo, which celebrates a war victory over the French in 1862.
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Above: Cinco de Mayo: These women are dancing in the street celebrating the victory over the French in 1862.

Below: Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead): This looks like a shroud honoring someone's loved ones who have passed away.
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