Mexico City Research Paper

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Mexico City is Mexico’s largest and most populous city. It also home to the Central government of Mexico and many well known museums such as the Museo Casa Frida Kahlo. Sports stadiums like the Estadio Azteca and the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez are thrilling places for residents and tourists. Mexico City’s History Mexico City is located in a valley that was inhabited by several groups from 100 to 900 A.D. The tribes were relatives of the Toltecs, who founded Tula around 850 A.D. in what is now the state of Hidalgo. When the Toltecas lost power and strength, the Acolhua, Chichimeca and Tepaneca tribes took their place The Aztecs built the city of Tenochtitlán on Lake Texcoco where they saw the sign prophesied of an eagle with a snake in its beak…show more content…
The cities domestic gross is the highest in all of Latin America. However, the distribution of the wealth is horribly uneven, and a whopping 15 percent of their population lives in poverty. Labor unions for taxi drivers and telephone workers are very strong in all of Mexico City, because many of these unions are connected to the PRI political party, but recently, some of the unions have changed their loyalties to the Partido de la Revolución Democrática, which has been the majority in the city since 1997. Mexico City’s seal represents the nobleness of the leaders, it is flanked by the forces of the Spanish Empire which are the lions by the side of the castle. The lions rest on bridges that go over the water where the city was built. The cactus around the seal is there for the cactus fields around the city. In 2005, most of Mexico City had a population of 19.2 million, which made it the largest city in the western hemisphere and second largest in the world behind Tokyo. Since Mexico City is made on top of Tenochtitlán (a man made island). It sinks by an average 10-20 inches per

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