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1 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  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)  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  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!  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  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  Coffee  Oil  Electronics  Automobiles  Computers  Silver  Fruits  Vegetables  Coffee

11 Imports  Vehicles  Electronic parts  Copper  Engines  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  Cinco de Mayo--victory of Mexico over France in “Battle of Puebla”  September 16--Independence Day  Bull fighting


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