Cinco de Mayo, fifth of May, is more American holiday than Mexican, even though It commemorates the 1862 Mexican victory at Puebla. The defeat was pretty impressive given a small David Mexican army was greatly outnumbered by the Goliath French force. Learn more about this interesting historical event and ensuing holiday. Free Printable Cinco de Mayo Lesson Plans on Mexican History
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