What I Learned About cinco de mayo.
Presented by: Tanajah Hawkins
Cinco de mayo is a celebration celebrated by not only Mexicans, but with other cultures as well. During this celebration you learn about old history and have fun with family and friends. Cindo de mayo is not a celebration of independence. Its a celebration of Mexico's victory of the battle at Puebla on May 5. Mexico gained independence September 16th. They fought the French at Puebla. Even though Mexico won the battle, the French won the war. Cinco De mayo is a very important state holiday celebrated with parades, festivals, and reenactments.