were the mexicans well-prepared for the battle of puebla
Mexicans and Americans fought in the battle of Puebla
The Battle of Puebla, also known as the Cinco de Mayo (May 5th, 1862)
the french had more soldiers
By remembering the battle of Puebla and
The battle of Puebla was so important because, the Mexicans were poorly armed, and they were rivaling against French troops that were trained and professional, the Mexicans won. More than 130 years later after the battle in1862, millions of Mexicans and Mexican-Americans celebrate their victory. This celebration is known as Cinco DE Mayo.
I know that the French soldiers wore a uniform similar to the chasseurs, which were painted in this painting http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Napoleon_Guard_Chasseurs_by_Bellange.jpg but I am not exactly sure what the Mexicans wore, though I have read that it was black
The Mexican celebrate Cinco de Mayo because of the battle of Puebla. The battle of Puebla is where the Mexicans beat the french at war, on the year 1862. the french invaded only because the American were busy at war, the civil war. But any way this is why the Mexicans celebrate cinco de mayo. It is observed with a recreation of the battle, parade, music, festivals and fiestas, food and drink.
No. They used guns, horses and artillery cannons as most armies at the time used for war
Battle of Puebla happened on 1862-05-05.
The French army qualified as such. This is why the Battle of Puebla is so special for Mexicans: the battle was important because 4,500 Mexican soldiers defeated a much better-equipped French army composed of 6,500 men that had not been defeated for almost 50 years.
Mexicans fought the French in the Battle of Puebla in the French-Mexican War. The date was May 5, 1862 and the Mexican forces won against great odds that they would be defeated.