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The Best Resources For Learning About Mexico’s Independence Day

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'Mexican flag, independence day, September 16, 2005' photo (c) 2005, Roman Soto - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Today (September 16th) was Mexico’s Independence Day. Sorry I’m a bit late getting this “The Best…” list up, but at least you’ll have it available for next year if you can’t still use it now…

Here are The Best Resources For Learning About Mexico’s Independence Day (and are accessible to English Language Learners):

¡Viva Mexico! is a slideshow from The Wall Street Journal.

The Orange County Register has an interactive on the day.

Here’s a slideshow of an Independence Day parade in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

LEARN NC has a nice slideshow.

Mexico’s Independence Day celebrations is a series of photos from The Sacramento Bee.

Viva la Independencia in Mexico is a slideshow from The New York Times.

Enchanted Learning has some basic resources on the holiday.

Here’s a video of the Independence Day celebration in Los Angeles.

2010 was also Mexico’s Bicentennial. Here are some resources on celebrations of that event:

Mexico bicentennial celebrations is a slideshow from The Guardian.

Mexico celebrates its bicentennial is a slideshow from The Washington Post.

Mexico’s 200th birthday bash is a series of images from The Sacramento Bee.

Mexico’s Bicentennial comes from The Boston Globe’s Big Picture.

Mexico Celebrates 200 years is a slideshow from The Wall Street Journal.

Here’s a video of Chicago celebrating Mexico’s Independence Day:

Mexican Independence Day

Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.

Here’s a photo gallery from The History Channel.

Mexican-Americans celebrate Mexican Independence Day, El Grito! is from NBC Latino.

Feedback and other suggestions are welcome.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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