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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Author: Taylor Pettis

Using a PowerPoint presentation and YouTube video, students will learn about the Battle of Puebla, the events that led to Cinco de Mayo and the significance of this day.

This packet includes a YouTube video and PowerPoint presentation to teach students about the Battle of Puebla and Cinco de Mayo.

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Learn About Cinco de Mayo explains the history and background of Cinco de Mayo, the holiday that commemorates an initial victory of Mexican forces led by General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín over French forces in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.

History of Cinco de Mayo

PowerPoint presentation that includes key elements of the Battle of Puebla