Cinco de Mayo is a celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to
commemorate the Mexican Army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle
of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leaders...
May 3, 2012 ... In 2010, I wrote a post about Cinco de Mayo which caused some controversy in ...
was much more significant that most people realize, especially for Americans. ...
Instead, the French were forced to focus all of their energy into ...
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... and heritage, particularly in areas with large Mexican-American populations.
Cinco de Mayo is seen in the U.S. as the day to celebrate Mexican food, culture,
traditions and booze. ... though, and can be seen as more of a Mexican-American
holiday than a Mexican one. ... So, by all means, celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
While most of us know how to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, the why is a little murkier
. ... light on how this beloved holiday came to be and what the big celebration is
all about. ... and wars including the Mexican Civil War and the Mexican-American
War. ... The battle at Puebla was a significant victory not only for the underdog ...
May 4, 2013 ... Hooray for Cinco de Mayo, the day America celebrates Mexico's victory over
France! ... The battle in 1862 was especially important because it did not change
... And maybe, just maybe, the most American holiday of them all.
May 5, 2015 ... Cinco de Mayo has become major American festival; Origins are with 1862 ....
Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican victory over France (of all ...
May 5, 2015 ... For many Americans, Cinco de Mayo means enjoying Mexican food and
probably a few margaritas. But Cinco de Mayo, which means May 5 in ...
Why is Cinco de Mayo So Important for Americans? In addition to its importance
in Mexico, Cinco de Mayo is significant to all Americans because it marks the ...
Today, Cinco de Mayo is not that important in Mexico and mainly celebrated only
in the ... In areas of the country with large Mexican-American populations, such
as ... People of all backgrounds celebrate the holiday with parades, parties, and ...