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A Neighbor Quarrel: Mexico’s Involvement in The American Civil War By: Jessica Gutierrez Roman
Brief History The American Civil War (slavery) (1861-1865) French Intervention in Mexico (Battle of Puebla) (1862) Relationship between Mexico and U.S.
The American Civil War 1861-1865
The United states was divided, into the union and the confederacy. The union being slave free and confederacy pro-slavery
Meanwhile in Mexico…
In 1861 the liberal Benito Juarez became president. He was obligated to pay the debts Mexico had with France, Britain, and Spain.
France, Britain, and Spain sent naval forces to Veracruz to demand reimbursement.
Britain was officially neutral. But high officials liked the confederacy while the public liked the union.
But two confederate warships were built in Britain. One being the CSS Alabama
Britain and Spain negotiated with Mexico, but France ruled by Napoleon III decided to use the opportunity to take over Mexican territory in 1861.
Franco-Mexican War 1861-1867
The Second Mexican Empire
Born in Austria, Maximiliano I, became the head of the French rule in Mexico.
This led to La batalla de Puebla. (the Battle of Puebla)
Mexico was led by Texas born Ignacio Zaragoza Mexico had 2,000 troops and France 6,000 troops.
The war ended, Maximiliano I was executed and America forced France to leave.
Mexico American Relations
El Cinco de Mayo.
The True Story of Cinco de Mayo:
T HE S TORY OF C INCO DE M AYO. Cinco de Mayo means the 5 th of May, in English. In Mexico and in some parts of the United States, people celebrate Cinco.
Cinco de Mayo: 5 th of May Celebrating the Mexican Victory at the Battle of Puebla 1862.
Cinco de Mayo By Isabel Johnson & Monica Ridley.
1862: Antietam and Emancipation. The War So Far The Confederacy was hoping that Great Britain and France might help them in the war, giving the Confederacy.
Mexico, Juárez, and the Preservation of Sovereignty
Cinco de Mayo! (5th of May).
Rubi’s guide to 5th de mayo & The battle of puebla By rubi flores reyes.
Apuntes culturales el 5 de mayo El Cinco de Mayo.
Cinco de Mayo Presentation for Spanish 1 Mrs. Wojkowski.
Guide to Cloze Activity This activity requires you to learn about Cinco de Mayo ( and then fill in the blank.
Cinco de Mayo-May, ,000 Mexican soldiers defeated the French and Conservative Mexican army of 8,000 at Puebla, Mexico, 100 miles east of Mexico City.
a bi-national multi-cultural celebration of Mexican heritage
Misconception: Cinco De Mayo is Mexico’s Independence Day. Fact: Mexican Independence is commemorated on September 16, when the revolutionary Priest Miguel.
CINCO DEMAYOCINCO DEMAYOCINCO DEMAYOCINCO DEMAYO ¡Viva México! ¡Viva Juárez!
Cinco de Mayo. Cinco de Mayo IS NOT Mexico’s Independence Day. *Mexico’s Independence day is celebrated on September 16 th Rather, Cinco de Mayo celebrates.
End of Spanish Rule Unrest Grows in Texas p. 144.
Turmoil and Change in Mexico
Cinco de Mayo: What would Benito Juarez do?
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