By Kaylee Schneider
Orange- Desert climate- Very hot climates, cool nights, very cold nights in winter, and low rainfall
Pink- Mountain and Prairie climates- low rainfall and cold winters
Dark purple- temperate climate- warm and dry winters
Aqua- warm climate- warm temperate all year round, pronounced rainy season
Light purple- Humid climate- temperate but humid with hot summers
Green- jungle climate- very hot and humid, tropical rainforest vegetation
Day of the dead
Day of the dead takes place on October 31st, November 1st, and November 2nd. On the day of the dead families celebrate the passings of their family members. Families will make sugar skulls, favorite foods and favorite beverages of the departed. Families will visit peoples graves and leave marigolds.
September 16th 1810 is when the Mexican war of independence started. It started out as just a rebellion against the colonial masters but then became alliance against Mexican ex-royalists and Mexican guerrilla insurgents. It lasted about 11 years till it finally ended on September 27th 1821.
Mexican cuisine is known for its blending of ingredients and its European culture. Some popular dishes include tacos, enchiladas, and tamales. Some popular ingredients that the use in there dishes are maize, chili peppers, and avocados.
Day of the dead
The Rio Bravo is one of Mexico's major rivers. The Rio Bravo flows from southern Colorado to the Gulf of Mexico close to Texas. It is what helps us identify the border between the United States and Mexico. In the United states it is called the Rio Grande.
The Sierra Madre is Made up of three mountain rages, the Sierra Madre Occidental, the Sierra Madre Oriental and a small range. The Sierra Madre Oriental lies to the east. The Sierra Madre Occidental lies to the west and the smaller range lies in the south. when you put the three of them together to make the mother range the Sierra Madre.
The valley of Mexico
Between the Sierra Madre Occidental and the Sierra Madre Oriental lies the valley of Mexico. The Capital of Mexico, Mexico city, lies in the valley of Mexico. In the valley of Mexico but south of Mexico City is towering snow capped volcanoes. Volcano eruptions and earthquake are a big threat in the valley of Mexico, The volcano Popocatepetl that is near Mexico city has been active more recently then 2000.