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1 A look at Mexican Culture
Mexico A look at Mexican Culture

2 Traditional Clothing Now people wear a lot of the same things that we do. Common colors are brown, dark red, green, yellow

3 Traditional Clothing Traditional clothing for men
Trousers Cotton shirt Sarape (blanket cape) Boots Traditional clothing for women Huipil (sleeve-less shirt) Quechquémitl (shoulder cape) Rebozo (shawl)

4 Traditional Food Usually spicy Corn is the most common ingredient
Chili and Tabasco sauce are used a lot Chili con Carne--Mexican Stew Enchiladas Burritos

5 Language Spanish is the main language spoken in Mexico.
¿Cómo te llamas? What is your name? Me llamo ... My name is… ¿Dónde está el baño? Where is the bathroom? ¡Buena suerte! Good luck!

6 Mexican Art

7 Traditional Musical Instruments
Traditional Mexican music uses many percussion, or rhythm, intstruments. Marimba Tamborita Calentana Chirimia

8 Landforms

9 Population of Mexico

10 Exports Oil Electronics Automobiles Computers Silver Fruits Vegetables

11 Imports Vehicles Electronic parts Copper Engines

12 Traditions Cinco de Mayo--victory of Mexico over France in “Battle of Puebla” September 16--Independence Day Bull fighting

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