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  1. Mexico By Vikram Dhawan

  2. Population: 113,724,226 (July 2011 Estimate) • Mestizo (Amerindian-Spanish): 60% • Amerindian or predominantly Amerindian: 30% • White: 9% • Other: 1% • Languages Spoken • Spanish (92.7%) • Spanish and indigenous languages (5.7%) • Indigenous languages (0.8%) • Unspecified (0.8%) • Age Distribution • 0 years – 14 years: 28.2% • 15 years – 64 years: 65.2% • 65 years and over – 6.6% People

  3. Unemployment rate: 5.4% ( 2010 estimate) • Wealth Distribution • Lowest 10%:1.4% • Lowest 20%: 3.6% • Second 20%: 7.2% • Third 20%: 11.8% • Fourth 20%: 19.2% • Highest 20%: 58.2% • Highest 10%: 42.8% • GINI • Index: 42.8 • Rank: 27 • Economic Growth • 2007-2008: 1.5% • 2008-2009: -6.1% • 2009-2010: 5.5% Economics/Demographics

  4. Industries

  5. Federal Republic • Declared Date of Independence: September 16, 1810 • Date of Independence, as Recognized by Spain: September 27, 1821 Government

  6. The Alamo (1835) • Mexican Revolution (1910) • Creation of National Revolutionary Party (1929) Important Events in Mexico’s History

  7. Born in the late 1870’s • Murderer and bandit • Gathered bandit followers • Evaded the government for many years • Joined the revolution in 1910 – transformed from bandit to revolutionary • Helped recruit thousands for the revolution • Became a folk-hero • Admired in Mexico for his spirit, courage, and patriotism Pancho Villa

  8. Drug War • Responsible for thousands of deaths • Caused much corruption in law enforcement • Has disrupted the system of justice • Immigration • Mexicans are the largest group of illegal immigrants in the U.S. • They do not pay taxes • The amount of illegal immigration could cause serious socioeconomic and health/disease problems • Politics • Last election was suspected to have been fraudulent • In 2012, the presidency, all Senate seats, and all Chamber of Deputies seats are up for election • Could cause a major power swing, and therefore a new direction for Mexico Current Issues

  9. Corn, rice, beans, and squash • Lots of spices and peppers • Distinct flavor • A wide array of dishes with a small amount of ingredients • Considered one of the most diverse cuisines in the world Mexican Food

  10. Relationship: friendly • Heavy trade • Diplomatic meetings • There are many issues, however • Drug war • Immigration Relations with the U.S.

  11. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/mx.htmlhttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/mx.html • http://data.un.org/CountryProfile.aspx?crname=Mexico • http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/35749.htm • http://www.freetobacco.info/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/tobacco.jpg • http://www.jnf.org/assets/images/projects/tourism_dsc0008_web.jpg • http://www.goldefficiency.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/mining-strocks.jpg • http://www.inside-mexico.com/images5/banderamexico.jpg • http://history-world.org/mexico.htm • http://www.mexconnect.com/articles/1305-francisco-pancho-villa • http://www.tradingeconomics.com/mexico/gdp-growth-annual • http://jeffsullivan.smugmug.com/Landscapes/Night-Shots/IMG4372e/82311624_9YDWt-L.jpg • http://www.wildnatureimages.com/A%20to%20C3000/Alamo_1.JPG • http://image.inkfrog.com/pix/leo60/cg0176avilla.jpg • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-GApyaYQ8aNc/TdAM0IicJ6I/AAAAAAAAAuI/GEU5YRO6MBE/s1600/Mexican+Food+Dishes_Mexican+Food.jpg Sources