Mexico - Government History Culture

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Mexico - Government History Culture

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  1. Does Mexico have a king or queen?

    Slide 1 - Does Mexico have a king or queen?

    • President
    • Queen
    • King
    • Prime Minister
  2. Essential Question(s):

    Slide 2 - Essential Question(s):

    • What type of government does Mexico have?
    • What are some significant historical events in Mexico’s past?
    • What is significant about the culture in Mexico?
    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to describe the ways the Mexican government is similar to the U.S. government.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.3.9.E - Explain the human characteristics of places and regions by their political activities.
    • Lesson Objectives
  3. Political Geography

    Slide 3 - Political Geography

    • Both Mexico and the U.S. are republics with a federal system.
    • A federal system is a division of power between a national government and state governments.
    • Mexico has a president that holds office for 6 years.
    • Enrique Peña Nieto
    • President of Mexico
    • 2012-2018
  4. Slide 4

    • 1200 B.C. -
    • 1500 A.D.
    • 1550 - 1810
    • 1846 -1848
    • Native Americans
    • Olmec
    • Zapotec
    • Maya
    • Toltec
    • Aztec
    • Ruled by Spain
    • French
    • occupation
    • Mexico’s History
    • 1821
    • Won independence
    • 1860 -1867
    • Mexican American War
  5. Indigenous:  people who are descended from an area’s first inhabitants.

    Slide 5 - Indigenous: people who are descended from an area’s first inhabitants.

    • Ancient Ruins
  6. Still uphold various traditions, such as:

    Slide 6 - Still uphold various traditions, such as:

    • Adobe houses
    • Traditional clothing
    • Traditional crafts
    • Maya Today
  7. Religion

    Slide 7 - Religion

    • 95% Catholic
    • The Spanish arrival and colonization brought Roman Catholicism to the country which became the main religion of Mexico.
    • Mexico is the second largest Catholic nation in the world (Brazil is the first).
  8. Music and art are influenced by indigenous and Spanish heritages.

    Slide 8 - Music and art are influenced by indigenous and Spanish heritages.

    • The Arts
  9. Mexican food originated in Mexico and is known for its intense flavors, colors, and spices.

    Slide 9 - Mexican food originated in Mexico and is known for its intense flavors, colors, and spices.

    • Food
  10. What type of government does Mexico have?

    Slide 10 - What type of government does Mexico have?

    • Communism
    • Monarchy
    • Federal System
    • Quick Check
  11. What type of government does Mexico have?

    Slide 11 - What type of government does Mexico have?

    • Communism
    • Monarchy
    • Federal System
    • Quick Check
  12. What religion do the majority of Mexican people follow?

    Slide 12 - What religion do the majority of Mexican people follow?

    • Roman Catholicism
    • Muslim
    • Protestantism
    • Quick Check
  13. What religion do the majority of Mexican people follow?

    Slide 13 - What religion do the majority of Mexican people follow?

    • Roman Catholicism
    • Muslim
    • Protestantism
    • Quick Check
  14. Essential Question(s):

    Slide 14 - Essential Question(s):

    • What type of government does Mexico have?
    • What are some significant historical events in Mexico’s past?
    • What is significant about the culture in Mexico?
    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to describe the ways the Mexican government is similar to the U.S. government.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.3.9.E - Explain the human characteristics of places and regions by their political activities.
    • Review Objectives
  15. The Americas

    Slide 15 - The Americas

    • Canada and Mexico
    • South America
    • Central America
    • Physical Geography
    • Big Idea: How can you use the 5 themes of geography to learn about The Americas?
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events
    • Physical Geography
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events
    • Physical Geography
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events