logging in or signing up Mexico 1-11-11 bupaje Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 52 Category: Entertainment License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: January 11, 2011 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Mexico : Mexico An Overview By Patty Abreu 1-11-11Quick Facts: Quick Facts Official name Estados Unidos Mexicanos (United Mexican States). Is in North America, borders the US, Guatemala and Belize, Pacific Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. Mexico is the 5 th Largest country in the Americas. An estimated population of 111 million people.Pre-Columbian and Indigenous Cultures: Pre-Columbian and Indigenous Cultures Advanced civilizations such as the Olmec, Toltec, Teotihuacan, Zapotec, Mixtec, Maya, Aztec. These civilizations are credited with many inventions & advancements in fields such as architecture (pyramid-temples), mathematics, astronomy, medicine and theology. Estimated of the population before the Spanish conquest range from 6 to 25 million people.New Spain: New Spain In 1521 Spain conquered and colonized the territory, as “La Nueva Espana”, New Spain. Smallpox ravaged Mesoamerica killing millions of Aztecs, including the emperor. Much of the modern identity, traditions and architecture of Mexico were created during the colonial period. After its independence in 1810 it was named Mexico from the Nahuatl language.General Information: General Information 31 States, Federal District, Capital. Known as D.F. Two mountain ranges (extension of Rocky Mountains) Mexico has one of the world’s most diverse weather systems. Tropical, Snowfall, and Desert regions. Biodiversity, it is one of the 18 mega diverse countries of the world with over 200,000 different species.Widely used food crops and edible plants: Widely used food crops and edible plants Some of Mexico’s native culinary ingredients include: Chocolate, avocado, tomato, maize, vanilla, yams, zucchini, many varieties of beans and chilies. Most of these names come from indigenous languages.Slide 7: Mexico has one of the largest tourism industries in the world. Immigration to Mexico from other countries most notably from, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Cuba, Venezuela, Guatemala and Belize, Lebanon, Spain, diverse Asian, Jewish, German Speaking Mennonites, US and Canadian retirees. Mexico’s ethnicity is mainly Mestizo (Native American and European), European, and some African and Native American.Slide 8: Religion is mainly Roman Catholic, protestant, Pentecostal, Adventist, Jehovah Witnesses, Buddhist, and 1,000,000 registered LDS, with 11 LDS Temples in all of Mexico. Culture is a fusion of Spanish and Native American, being its regional music, cuisine, traditional dresses, accents vary by state. Modern US and European influences are also a very prominent part of the culture. In sports, Football Soccer is the most popular, Baseball in the coastal states, Bullfighting is also popular.Slide 9: Education 97.7% of the population is Literate. Mexico has one of the largest educational budgets in the world. Actively pursues educating Amerindian communities in the path to success and employment. According to the OCED Mexican Students came fourth in problem solving, third in Science and technology and eight in mathematics. Guillermo Gonzalez Camarena was a Mexican inventor who pioneered a type of color television. Some public universities in Mexico have signed agreements with the US to receive and train American Students in Medicine. You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.