PEOPLE
PLACES
EVENTS
DATES
MISCELLANEOUS
100
This is the French ruler in Mexico around 1861.
Who is Napoleon III?
100
This is the name of the city and state that commemorates the battle on "5 de Mayo".
What is Puebla?
100
On this date, French General Lorencez led an assault on Puebla, Mexico.
What is May, 5, 1862?
100
In this year, Benito Juárez was elected president of Mexico.
What is 1861?
100
This was the approximate number of French troops under General charles Latrille de Lorencez that set out to attack Puebla, Mexico.
What is 6,000?
200
General Ignacio Zaragoza was a Mexican-American born in this US state.
What is Texas?
200
Besides being celebrated in Mexico, this "holiday" is widely celebrated in this country as well.
What is the United States?
200
The Battle of Puebla, as this conflict came to be called, lasted this long.
What is from daybreak to early evening?
200
Late in 1861, this group of ships stormed Veracruz, Mexico.
What is the French fleet?
200
During the conflict later called "Cinco de Mayo," the US was involved with this conflict.
What is the Civil War?
300
This French leader was hoping to overtake Mexico City as well as create a Confederate-friendly neighbor in the South.
Who is Napoleon III?
300
American President Abraham Lincoln, sympathetic to the conflict of native peoples, was subsequently honored in this country.
What is Mexico?
300
Many commercial interests promote Cinco de Mayo and hold these events during the week following up to Cinco de Mayo. (Name at least two)
What are parades and concerts?
300
For Mexico, September 16 is this important day.
What is Independence Day?
300
Five hundred (500) of this country's troops were killed.
What is France?
400
After its war for independence in 1821, for the next forty years, or so, Mexico was in debt to these three countries.
What are Spain, England, and France?
400
In a rather silly way to celebrate this event, this nation's capital holds the "Running of the Chihuahuas."
What is America (in Washington, D.C.)?
400
This many years is how long Maximilian ruled in Mexico.
What is from 1864 to 1867?
400
This French ruler was instated in Mexico about a year after the Battle of Puebla.
Who is Archduke Maximilian of Austria?
400
Only this many Mexican troops were killed in the Battle of Puebla conflict.
What is 100?
500
This African-Mexican General organized Spanish-speaking cavalries to fight alongside the Union in the American Civil War.
Who is Major José Ramon Pico?
500
Latinos and others in this western state were happy to hear of the Mexican victory over the French, because the French plans to help the confederacy were thwarted.
What is the state of California?
500
Spain and England withdrew their support in the area of Mexico because of this reason.
What is France's intent to expand its empire?
500
Mexico gained independence in this year from Spain.
What is 1821?
500
This item of a defeated, assassinated French ruler of Mexico is kept at the museum of Chapultepec Castle in Mexico City.
What is Maximilian's bullet-riddled shirt?
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