Cinco de Mayo
Mexican General Ignacio Zaragoza’s victory over the French on May 5, 1862, symbolizes Mexico’s long and arduous resistance against European invaders. Today, Cinco de Mayo is celebrated in Mexico and across the United States. The links below outline the traditions and significance of Cinco de Mayo from both a historical and a contemporary perspective.
Because Cinco de Mayo has become so popular in the United States, many U.S. cities host elaborate ... read more »