Wild species of beans, maize (corn) and squash were first domesticated by Olmecs and Mayans some 6000 years ago, not on central Mexico but on the southeastern lowlands aro…und the Gulf of Mexico, including the Yucatan Peninsula. Some 4500 years ago the practice spread to the rest of the Americas, and several civilizations, such as the Aztecs, continued with the tradition. (MORE)
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No. Technically speaking Mexico is geographically located in North America. IMPORTANT NOTE: In most English speaking countries, Central America is considered a region of t…he North American continent; Geopolitically, this is made up of 7 countries: Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. Mexico, in whole or in part, is sometimes included. More specifically Geographers include the southernmost region of the country: these five states of Campeche, Chiapas, Tabasco, Quintana Roo, and Yucatán (which make up about 12% in area) BUT: In Latin America, Iberia, and some other parts of Europe, the Americas are considered to be a single continent, none of this central, north, south business....Therefore, Mexico, which is considered part of either North or Central America, is included a region of this continent. (MORE)
It is an educational institution providing post-secondary education and lower-level tertiary education, granting certificates, diplomas, and associate's degrees. The name deri…ves from the fact that community colleges primarily accept, and attract, students from the local community. (MORE)
Yes, Mexico could. Such conflict however, would be of very little of value to Mexico, as all Central America combined has a GDP of just US$ 313.44 billion, or approximately 17….5% of Mexico's GDP of US$ 1,788 billion. Not to mention the terrible expenses in terms of materials and manpower that would be lost during such conflict, as it would quickly escalate into a guerrilla war. Putting nuclear weapons aside, it is as impractical as if the United States tried to invade Russia to acquire its territory. Just for you to ponder, see what happened when the most powerful nation in the world invaded a couple of countries -- Iraq and Afghanistan -- with a combined GDP of only US$276.79 billion, or a mere 1.7% of the United States' GDP.(MORE)
The region is commonly known as Middle America, as it acts as a bridge between North America and South America. Also, the region which encompasses southern Mexico, Belize, Gua…temala, El Salvador, Honduras and northern Costa Rica is known as Mesoamerica. (MORE)