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History of Mexico

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February 24 Mexican Flag Day

// Every February 24 Mexico celebrates National Flag Day. The Mexican national flag is a symbol of freedom, justice and citizenship. Its shield and colors represent the origins, principles, courage and struggle of the Mexican nation. Over the years, different flags have represented Me... Read More

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El Día de la Raza October 12, Hispanic Heritage Day

Every October 12 Mexicans celebrate El Día de la Raza, the Day of the Race instead of Columbus Day due to the controversies surrounding this historical figure.  The Italian explorer and his Spanish crews enslaved and murdered thousands of American indigenous groups he encountered during his voya... Read More

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Mexican Independence Facts Hechos de la Independencia de México

// 1. Mexican Independence Day is celebrated every September 16.  Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day.    2. The 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 e... Read More

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The Teotihuacan Civilization: Important Facts

The archeological zone of Teotihuacán, México, is located approximately 40 miles northeast of México City. There is little doubt that Teotihuacán was a major city-state that housed a complex urban society.    Teotihuacan was established in the year 200 B.c.    The Teotihuacan were... Read More

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The National Museum of Anthropology

"...As long as the world exists, the glory and honor of México Tenochitlán must not be forgotten." Chimalpahín Quauhtlehuatzin             Neither conquest nor time, nor new foreign influences have been able to erase from the Mexican memory, the splendor of its pre-Hispanic ... Read More

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