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Resources to help learn about Mexico

MexicoSemana Santa in Mexico  - learn about the religious passion play of Iztapalapa, an important part of celebrating Easter in Mexico.

Mexico for Kids  - explore this country's history, music, stories, government, and more. Play some games while you're at it! In English, French, Italian, and Spanish.

Mexico: Splendors of Thirty Centuries  - take an in-depth look at the rich history of Mexico through artifacts of the Olmecs, Maya, Toltecs, and more. Navigate this exhibit from its timeline or from its gallery of images.

Mexico: From Empire to Revolution  - 19th century photos of Europe's failed attempt at a Mexican conquest are presented with information using Flash animation, including a timeline. Also in Spanish.

Mexico - A Country Study  - facts about Mexico's history, geography, resources, government, economy, and much more.

Maximilian of Mexico  - includes Ferdinand's history from his time as archduke of Austria to his rule as emperor of Mexico.

Welcome to Mexico City  - guidance and advice to enjoy the largest city of the world.

PopocatÚpetl Volcano, Mexico  - the USGS provides info on this volcano's eruptive history, with maps and images.

Christmas in Mexico  - find out all about the Posadas, the Pastorelas, and other Mexican Christmas traditions.

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