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Cinco De Mayo Facts!
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Northern Neighbor
100

Historia

What is History?

100

Musica

What is Music?

100

This is the European country was Mexico fighting against on May 5th,1862

What is France?

100

Not the Virus, you punster.  The thing you actually drink!

What is Corona?

100

This President made Cinco De Mayo a US national holiday in 2005.

Who is George W. Bush?

200

Batalla

What is Battle?

200

Franc├ęs

What is French?

200

General Ignacio Zaragoza, leader of the Mexican forces, was actually born in this state.

What is Texas?

200

Drink one of these, two of these, three of these, and then the floor

What is Tequila?

200

While Americans were launching parties all over the country On May 5th, this group was launching it's first vessel into space in 1961.

Who is NASA?

300
Lider
What is leader
300

Victoria

What is Victory?

300

He was the Emperor of France in 1862.  He was definitely not the first.

Who is Napolean III?

300

The most interesting man in the world drinks this

What is dos equis?

300

This President, intending to improve relations with his "Good Neighbor Policy", helped Cinco de Mayo to spread around the US in 1933.

Who is President Franklin Roosevelt?

400
Lucha
What is fight
400

Fusil

What is Rifle?

400

Despite what Americans have thought for years, Cinco de Mayo does not represent this.

What is Mexican Independence day?

400

Triple Sec is the second alcohol in this mixed drink.

What is a Margarita?

400

The largest Cinco De Mayo Celebration in the US is held in this   "City of Angels."

What is Los Angeles?

500
Corridos
What is ballads, songs that tell a story
500
Orgullo
What is proud
500

Had France won this battle instead of Mexico in 1862, they would have used Puebla, the site of the battle, as a staging area to support the side that was losing this war to the north.

What is the American civil war?

500

Tequila is in fact one type of this drink.  This drink is the national spirit of Mexico, and even sounds like the country's name.

What is mezcal?

500

When they heard about the victory a year later in 1863, Mexican populations in this US state began holding the first Cinco De Mayo celebrations as a show of political support.

What is California?

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