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The 5th of May was the day when Mexicans who were poorly armed, defeated the French.

That day is celebrated today as a symbol of resistance. You have to understand that
Mexico previously defeated Spain in 1810, & later won against America in 1868.
So they defeated 2 major powers already & despite not having the military might,
Mexicans proved themselves formidable against France in their 3rd foreign
conflict situation to maintain their Independence as a free & strong people.

Find out more about this celebration


Here’s a More In-depth view of the history.


Another Short Perspective


And More on why it’s popular in America.

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