Observed the fifth day of May, Cinco de Mayo marks the victory of the Mexican Army over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. All Cinco de Mayo sites included in this section are in English. Sites in Spanish are listed in Español. Sites which provide content related to Cinco de Mayo in both English and Spanish may be listed in both this section and an appropriate sub section of Español. Cinco de Mayo Holidays Society.
Cinco de Mayo ( pronounced: ; Spanish for "Fifth of May") is a celebration held on May 5. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army's unlikely victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza.
- Siege of Puebla (1863) , fall of Puebla to the Imperialists.
- Third Battle of Puebla (1867), recapture of Puebla and decisive victory for the restoration of the Republic.
- Public holidays in Mexico
- Mexican-American culture
- Remembrance days
- Public holidays in the United States
- May observances
- An Cinco de Mayo Denver www
An annual festival presented by the Sante Fe Redevelopment Corporation. Cinco de Mayo Denver.
- Shares Monkey Celebrates Cinco de Mayo www
Shares a little history, Celebrates Cinco de Mayo, snacks and adventures related to the celebration. Monkey Celebrates Cinco de Mayo.
- Explains Mexican Holidays: Cinco de Mayo www
Explains the history and significance of Cinco De Mayo, Holidays: Cinco de Mayo, which commemorates the defeat of the French army by the Mexicans at The Battle Of Puebla in 1862. From Mexico Online. Mexican Holidays: Cinco de Mayo.
- Teaching Lesson Plan: Cinco de Mayo www
Teaching plan for teachers 3rd-4th grades. Plan: Cinco de Mayo. Gives historical background, objectives, time alloted, resources required, procedures, questions for discussion, and a list of Spanish words. Lesson Plan: Cinco de Mayo.
- Explains History of Cinco de Mayo www
Explains what Mexicans are celebrating on Cinco de Mayo; text excerpted from soc. Cinco de Mayo.culture.mexican's FAQ. History of Cinco de Mayo.
- Information AllRecipes www
Information about food and beverages for Cinco de Mayo. AllRecipes.
- Explores The Significance of "Cinco de Mayo" www
Explores the holiday's significance and addresses common misconceptions about it. The Significance of "Cinco de Mayo".
- In Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico www
In 1519 Hernan Cortés sailed from Cuba, Account of the Conquest of Mexico, landed in Mexico and made his way to the Aztec capital. Miguel Leon Portilla, a Mexican anthropologist, gathered accounts by the Aztecs, some of which were written shortly after the conquest. From the Modern History Sourcebook. Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico.
- US National Security Archive's Mexico Project www
US and Mexican government documents relating to the "dirty war", Security Archive's Mexico Project, foreign policy, and the role of the military. National Security Archive's Mexico Project.
- Alexa: Cinco de Mayo Holidays
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Cinco de Mayo Holidays
- DMOZ: Cinco de Mayo Holidays
dmoz.org Directory: Cinco de Mayo Holidays