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Its significant to Americans because they get to see why we celebrate Cinco De Mayo. To hear how the Mexicans fought the French and WON!!!

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Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Costa Rica. They all celebrate Cinco de Mayo. They are all Spanish. (Guatemala sometimes celebrate Cinco de Mayo, because it is not always their traditions). Mexican Americans also celebrate Cinco de Mayo.


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What can you expect in a Cinco de Mayo parade?

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Why is Cinco de Mayo celebrated in Mexico?

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How is the Mexican American Cinco de Mayo celebratiion different from the Cinco de Mayo celebration in Mexico?

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What does Cinco de Mayo stand for or represent?

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