Main Topic: Our World
Topic: North America
Speaker: Jose Francisco Garcia
American History Told Through Mexican American Eyes
The story of how historical events tie Americans in general to the Spanish experience in the Americas.….from Cortez to Dia de los Muertos, the co-mingling of cultures contributes to our national heritage. A quick study to help understand the relevance of Cinco de Mayo, Mexican Independence Day, Hispanic Heritage Month, Dia de los Muertos, Dia de los Ninos and other commemorations crossing over to American mainstream culture.