Beginning Of Mexico Essay

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The Beginning of Mexico Mexico was first ruled by three civilizations, the Olmecs, the Toltecs, and the Mayans, which were later conquered by Hernando Cortes in the beginning of the 1500s. Cortes was originally from Spain, which called the new claimed land as New Spain until September 16, 1810 when the Mexicans revolted against Spain. In 1821, the Mexicans won their independence for their country. September 16 is Mexico’s independence, which is commonly confused for Cinco de Mayo in the United States. In the incoming years since Mexico’s independence; Mexico had emperors, dictators, and several presidents. Mexico lost several current states like Texas, California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming, and Colorado to the United States.…show more content…
Those languages have influenced other languages in the world like English. Chocolate, coyote, tomato come from the indigenous language of the Nahuatl civilization. Values of the Mexican People In Mexico’s society, Mexicans put high value on family hierarchy. The male in the family or dad, is the highest in the hierarchy because most of the time, the father is working and bringing in income. The mother of the family is mostly stay-at-home taking of the children, cooking, and cleaning. Families are in typically large numbers and always reach out to close relatives like cousins and friends when in need. (Zimmermann) Mexican Food “Mexico is known for its tequila” (Zimmermann) Tequila is made from the blue agave plant that is commonly grown in Mexico because of the volcanic soil in the region. In comparing the classes of the Mexican population. Working-class Mexican diet tends to be wheat tortillas, beans, rice, tomatoes, chili peppers and chorizo. A common thing that Mexicans love to eat is spicy food. An interesting fact that Mexico’s coke is different from the United States’ coke by using cane sugar then high-fructose corn syrup.

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