Flags of the World: Mexico
Presents the history and development of the national flag and the states' coat of arms.
Illustrates the Mexican flag, which is green, white, and red with a caracara (type of hawk) perched on a cactus with a snake in its beak.
Mexican Flag La Bandera Mexicana
Details the meanings of each color on the Mexican flag. The green stands for hope for the historical independence movement, the white stands for purity of the Catholic faith, and the red stands for union with the Spaniards that joined the quest for independence.