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Cinco de Mayo History
Features a brief historical account of the holiday which celebrates the victory of Mexican soldiers over the French in 1862.
Cinco de Mayo de 1862 - La Batalla de Puebla
Account of the 1862 Battle of Puebla, the people involved, and the politics surrounding it. In English and Spanish.
Wikipedia: Battle of Puebla
Offers a brief history of the Battle of Puebla and links to related information.
Significance of Cinco de Mayo
Explores popular misconceptions of the Cinco de Mayo holiday and Mexican Independence in general.
1862 The Battle of Puebla and Cinco de Mayo
Provides on overview of the conflict between Mexican and French forces in 1862.
Cinco de Mayo: Viva Mexico
Essay about the significance of Cinco de Mayo with a look at the historical events that led to the Battle of Puebla. Written by Mario S. Vejar for Olvera-Street.com.
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Cinco de Mayo Background
Examining the people, places, and events that led to and influenced the Battle of Puebla.