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  September 16 Mexican Independence

September, 16 Independence of Mexico

Mexican Independence Facts Hechos de la Independencia de México

// 1. Independence Day is September 16.  Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day.   2. Mexican Independence war begun on September 16, 1810 and ended on September 27, 1821. La guerra de Independencia comenzó el 16 de Septiembre de 1810 y concluyó el 27 de Septiembre de 1821.... Read More

  September 16 Mexican Independence

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Tequila The Landscape, History & Taste of Mexico

Spanish The Essence of Tequila Tequila is the national drink of Mexico and is certainly one of the most popular spirit beverages in the world. Tequila is made from blue agave. Agave is a plant species that instantly brings to mind images of Mexico and represents the essence of being Mexican. ... Read More

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Doña Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez

Doña Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez Mexican Independence Heroine

Spanish Doña Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez, a Mexican patriot as well as a heroine of Mexico’s Independence War, made her name in history  for her bravery when she risked her own life alerting the rebel insurgents about the discovery of the Queretaro Conspiracy for Independence. Thanks to ... Read More

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Traditional mexican green enchilada dinner

Enchiladas Verdes

  12 Tortillas 12 Green Tomatillos pealed and cut in halves 2 Serrano Chiles ¼ Onion finely chopped Salt to taste ½ Garlic Clove 1 Cup Grated Cheese (Mexican Mix or Mozarela) ¾ Cup Fresh Cream chopped 3 Tb Vegetable Oil Wash and peal green  tomatillos.  Boil tomatillo... Read More

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Jose Maria Morelos

Jose Maria Morelos y Pavón

José María Morelos y Pavón was born in Valladolid (now Morelia) in 1765.   He was a Mexican religious, military and politician, leader of the revel Independence war in Mexico. After the death of father Miguel Hidalgo in 1811, José María assumed leadership of the independence movement... Read More

  September 16 Mexican Independence

Music

¡Viva México!

What better song to commemorate Mexico's triumphs such as our Independence or the Battle of Puebla., than the very nationalistic Viva Mexico. Composed by Pedro Galindo,  this song is traditionally sung by the people gathered in the plazas and zócalos to celebrate El Grito de Independencia, e... Read More
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