The Story of Cinco De Mayo

The Story of Cinco De Mayo

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Cinco de Mayo is often mistaken as a celebration of Mexican independence. The true story behind this holiday is a remarkable battle in which an outnumbered Mexican force, including many farmworkers, defeated the powerful French army outside Mexico City in 1862. Readers will enjoy learning more about this battle as well as how people celebrate on May 5 each year. Colorful photographs and illustrations further enhance the accessible text. Full-color photographs, For Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Web Sites.
Publisher: New York, NY : Gareth Stevens, [2016]
ISBN: 9781482439007
Characteristics: 24 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 18 cm
Study Program: Accelerated Reader AR 3.9 0.5 180072.
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.9 0.5 180072.


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