Cinco de Mayo

Jadyn Huseby

Why is Cinco de Mayo celebrated?

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated to remember and celebrate the Mexican victory over France at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. This battle was a symbol of Mexican resistance to foreign domination.


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Cinco de Mayo

Tuesday, May 5th, 8:30am

This is an online event.

Cinco de Mayo is often celebrated in most cities in Mexico. (mainly Puebla) It's also celebrated in some United States cities with high population of Mexican heritage. It's also found being celebrated along the U.S-Mexican border that also have high populations of Mexican heritages.

How is it celebrated?

It is celebrated with parades, music, festivals, speeches and some cities even have reenactments.


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Works Cited

"Cinco De Mayo | Mexican History." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 05 May 2015.


"Cinco De Mayo." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 05 May 2015.


"Cinco De Mayo from Mexonline.com - The Battle of Puebla, Mexico in 1862." Cinco De Mayo from Mexonline.com - The Battle of Puebla, Mexico in 1862. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 May 2015.