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Cinco De Mayo 2013

Cinco de Mayo What is Cinco de Mayo? Many misunderstand the true meaning of Cinco de Mayo. Most think it is celebrating Mexico achieving its independence. However, the day actually celebrates the victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla back in 1862. The Battle of Puebla only lasted four hours! About the Population MEXICAN RESIDENTS IN U.S. NUMBER OF VETERANS MEDIAN AGE OF RESIDENTS 30.7 M 695,000 25.5 There are approximatley 30.7 million US residents of Mexican origin (roughly 10% of US population). 695,000 of Mexican Americans are United States Military Veterans throughout all of history. The median age of people in the United States of Mexican origin is 25.5 years old. The Facts and Figures 96.7B Mexico is the 11th most populous country in the world at 101,000,000 people. 48.9M 19: the number of states in which Hispanics are the largest race or ethnic minority groups. The dollar amount of sales and receipts for firms owned by people of Mexican origin in 2002. The dollar amount of product shipment value of frozen enchiladas produced in the United States in 2002. Religion in Mexico All About Mexico 90% Cinco de Mayo is celebrated all over the world with festivals, parades, dancing, and mariachi bands. The national sport is bull-fighting. ROMANCATHOLIC Mexico is known for red poinsettas, corn, chilies, and chocolate. Snakes appear repeatedly in Mexican mythology. 6% 4% Brought to you by: ELITE PROTESTANT OTHER RESEARCH 2013 signifies Elite Research's 10th year in business. Every month we will release a new infographic to celebrate! To check out our latest infographics visit us at: www.EliteResearch.com Sources: Census.gov, Facts.com;inside meixco.com ©EliteResearch LLC 2013 @Elite_Research

Cinco De Mayo 2013

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With the popularity of Cinco de Mayo celebrations growing every year, Elite Research has compiled some statistics for you to show off your knowledge at this year's event. For example, did you know th...

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