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  Mexican Recipes - Latin American - All Recipes
Dive into some great Fajita recipes that are fun to make indoors or on the grill.
What began as a provincial Mexican holiday has become a fiesta celebrated throughout North America.
Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of Mexican pride and unity.
mexicanrecipe.allrecipes.com   (386 words)

  Mexican Constitution of 1824
Its Territory consists of that, which was formerly called the viceroyalty of New Spain, that styled the captain generalship of Tucaton, that of the commandant generalship formerly called the Internal Provinces of East and West, and that of Lower and Upper Caliafornia, with the lands annexed, and adjacent lands in both seas.
Those not born in the territory of the Mexican Nation, to be Representatives, must have, besides eight years’ residence in it, 8000 dollars of real estate in any part of the Republic, or an occupation that produces them 1000 per year.
To be President or Vice-President, it is required to be a Mexican citizen by birth, thirty-five years of age at the time of the election, and to be a resident in the country.
www.tamu.edu /ccbn/dewitt/constit1824.htm   (7677 words)

  Immigration...Mexican: Introduction
Mexican immigrants, along with their Mexican American descendants, occupy a unique place in the story of U.S. immigration.
Mexican immigrants and their descendants now make up a significant portion of the U.S. population and have become one of the most influential social and cultural groups in the country.
Mexican American culture will likely continue to shape U.S. life in language, politics, food, and daily living and will help define the nation's identity for a new century.
memory.loc.gov /learn/features/immig/mexican.html   (478 words)

  Mexico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Soon after achieving its independence from Spain, the Mexican government, in an effort to populate its sparsely-settled hinterlands, awarded land grants in a remote area of the northernmost state of Coahuila y Tejas to hundreds of immigrant families from the United States, on the condition that the settlers convert to Catholicism and assume Mexican citizenship.
This Second Mexican Empire was fought off by then-president of the Republic, the Zapotec Benito Juárez, with diplomatic and logistical support from the United States and the military expertise of General Porfirio Díaz.
The Mexican "distant-learning" secondary education is also transmitted to some Central American countries and to Colombia, and it is used in some southern states of the United States as a method of bilingual education.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mexico   (4605 words)

 Mexican War and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo - 1848
The Mexican commissioners, however, insisted on having both banks of the Rio Grande and all of California up to the neighborhood of San Francisco, besides receiving damages for injuries inflicted by the American troops in their invasions.
When the Mexican commissioners made advances for peace at the beginning of the year 1848, they were given terms almost as liberal as those offered them before Scott had stormed and occupied their capital.
The Mexican War has generally been condemned by American historians as "the foulest blot on our national honor," a war forced upon Mexico by slaveholders greedy for new territory, a perfect illustration of La Fontaine's fable of the wolf picking a quarrel with the lamb solely for an excuse to devour him.
www.sfmuseum.org /hist6/muzzey.html   (1910 words)

 Mexican Immigration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mexican immigration to the United States is at once paradigmatic of a new globalized immigration system—dominated by large numbers of peoples from the “south” moving to wealthier centers in the “north”—and unique.
The large presence of undocumented Mexican immigrants (by some estimates nearly 40 percent of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. today are Mexicans) also separates their case from that of other immigrant groups—though perhaps not from the experiences of Central Americans.
Mexican President Vicente Fox underscored a new official attitude towards expatriates when he toured the border region in December 2000 to personally welcome back a few of the estimated one million Mexicans traveling south for Christmas.
www.fas.harvard.edu /~drclas/publications/revista/mexico/Suarez-Orozco.html   (1281 words)

 Historical Text Archive: Articles: Mexican Anticlerics, Bishops, Cristeros, and the Devout during the ...
Mexicans themselves have been debating the conflict for five decades with the passion and partisanship that characterizes the true believer.
Politically, the government's interpretation of events --that the Mexican Revolution defended itself against a reactionary clergy allied with prerevolutionary elites, both of which were trying to block progress and justice and were willing to invoke foreign intervention--has assumed greater importance as the Revolution became institutionalized and less revolutionary.
The Mexican state attacked the Catholic Church not because the latter was counter-revolutionary (it was less so than many "revolutionaries"), but because Mexican political leaders, as representatives of a nascent Hispanic middle class, sought a strongly nationalistic bourgeois state.
historicaltextarchive.com /sections.php?op=viewarticle&artid=135   (4390 words)

 The History Guy: The U.S.-Mexican War (1846-1848)
This treaty gave Texas its independence, but many Mexicans refused to accept the legality of this document, as Santa Anna was a prisoner of the Texans at the time.
As American forces penetrated into the Mexican heartland, some of the defending forces resorted to guerrilla tactics to harass the invaders, but these irregular forces did not greatly influence the outcome of the war.
Mexican military leadership was often lacking, at least when compared to the American leadership.
www.historyguy.com /Mexican-American_War.html   (2331 words)

 La Malinche (article)
Mexicans just walk right by, shunning the place because of its historical associations and popular fears of the ghosts that supposedly stalk any visitors who dare to go inside.
Some Mexican feminists say she is even at the root of much of the disdain Mexican men display toward Mexican women, expressed in the country's high rates of infidelity and domestic violence.
But even though Mexican and Mexican-American intellectuals have begun to rethink her meaning, La Malinche is for the most part portrayed as the perpetrator of Mexico's original sin and as a cultural metaphor for all that is wrong with Mexico.
www.emayzine.com /lectures/la.htm   (748 words)

 LLRX.com - Mexican Trademark and Copyright Law as it Applies to E-Commerce
According to the Mexican Industrial Property Law (“IP Law”), a trademark is defined as "any visible sign adopted by a manufacturer, merchant or service provider to identify its goods or services and distinguish them from others of their same kind of class in the market place".
Based on the foregoing, you will realize that Mexican trademark owners are entitled to file infringement actions against third parties for the unauthorized use of their trademarks through the Internet.
Considering the risks imposed by the Mexican legislation for intellectual property infringement, it is our strong recommendation to have preventive legal counseling, since it is cheaper and less troublesome that implementing defensive strategies once the claims have risen.
www.llrx.com /features/mexicoecom.htm   (1707 words)

 Picture This: Depression Era
Mexican and Mexican American workers often earned more in the United States than they could in Mexico's civil war economy, although California farmers paid Mexican and Mexican American workers significantly less than white American workers.
At the same time that wages were dropping due to the new white refugee labor, established Mexican and Mexican American farm workers had become a threat by banding together, often with other non-whites, and organizing strikes to protest lowered wages and worsening living conditions.
Mexican American U.S. citizens who were children at the time were also deported to Mexico along with their Mexican parents.
www.museumca.org /picturethis/3_2.html   (622 words)

 1917 Constitution of Mexico
Only Mexicans by birth or naturalization and Mexican companies have the right to acquire ownership of lands, waters, and their appurtenances, or to obtain concessions for the exploitation of mines or of waters.
Mexicans shall have priority over foreigners under equality of circumstances for all classes of concessions and for all employment, positions, or commissions of the Government in which the status of citizenship is not indispensable.
It is the will of the Mexican people to organize themselves into a federal' democratic, representative Republic composed of free and sovereign States in all that concerns their internal government' but united in a Federation established according to the principles of this fundamental law.
www.ilstu.edu /class/hist263/docs/1917const.html   (14776 words)

 The Mexican War
Mexican leaders clearly expected to win these battles as well as to recover Texas and win the war.
Mexican losses were estimated at more than 4,000 killed and wounded and more than 2,500 prisoners; by contrast, American losses were slightly more than 1,000.
Mexican authority in California was divided between two rivals, Pio Pico in Los Angeles and Jose Castro in Monterey.
www.lnstar.com /mall/texasinfo/mexicow.htm   (4040 words)

 Open Directory - Home: Cooking: World Cuisines: Latin American: Mexican
Chile Verde - A Mexican pork stew with onions, potatoes, tomatillos, garlic and jalapeno chiles.
Mexican Recipes - The collection is categorized by course and by ingredient including desserts, beef, poultry and pork.
Mexican Recipes by World Recipes - Offers a small variety of well-known mexican recipes such as guacamole, chiles rellenos, carne asada, enchiladas and tres leches cake.
dmoz.org /Home/Cooking/World_Cuisines/Latin_American/Mexican   (1786 words)

 LLRX -- Electronic Guide to Mexican Law
The current Mexican Constitution is commonly referred to as the 1917 Constitution.
The Mexican Constitution is based on seven (7) basic principles; a declaration of human rights, national sovereignty, division of powers, the representative system, a federal structure, constitutional remedies, and the supremacy of the state over the church.
The Mexican States have their own civil codes, most of which are copies or are based on the Federal Civil Code.
www.llrx.com /features/mexican.htm   (4002 words)

 Mexican History & Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the XVII Century, the Spaniards born in México, called "criollos", began to become conscious of a Mexican identity.
The XVIII Century marks the height of the Mexican colonial period with the Baroque and ultra Baroque styles, which include the churrigueresco, the rococo, the popular and other styles.
However, the social unrest and the political opposition to the regime of Porfirio Díaz triggered the Mexican Revolution.
www.mexican-embassy.dk /history.html   (2339 words)

 LTG: Mexico's Plans for the U.S.
Mexican Immigration Commissioner Juan Hernandez stated, “We have recognized that the Mexican population is 100 million in Mexico and the 23 million who live in the United States.
Opinion of 58 Percent of Mexicans: American Southwest Belongs to Us A June 2002 Zogby poll of Mexicans found that a substantial majority of Mexican citizens believe that southwestern America is rightfully the territory of Mexico and that Mexicans do not need the permission of the U.S. to enter.
Mexican President Fox is still full steam ahead for opening the border between the U.S. and Mexico, along with a complete selection of benefits for Mexicans financed by American taxpayers.
www.limitstogrowth.org /WEB-text/aztlan.html   (2244 words)

 J. Thomson Custom Jewelers - Loose-Opals-Mexican   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We have several Mexican Fire Opals in various sizes and colors.
This is a very stable Opals stone over 20 years old, has natural line around the egg area.
Mexican Fire Opal Set 2 freeforms with all the colors in a reddish-orange base - great for custom earrings.
orange.sirinet.net /cgi-bin/cart.cgi?db=stuff.dat&category=Loose-Opals-Mexican&merchant=australianopals   (141 words)

 The Mexican Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
During the Mexican Presidential election of 1910, Porfio Diaz defeated Francisco I. Madero.
A tyranny that we Mexicans have not been accustomed to suffer since we won our indepedence oppresses us in such a manner that it has become intolerable.
In exchange for that tryanny we are offered peace, but it is a peace that is full of shame for the Mexican nation, because it is based not onlaw but onforce; because its goal is not enrichment and prosperity of the country, but the enrichment of a small group...
www.expage.com /page/reese200   (241 words)

 clay's kitchen - Mexican   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Two of the best Mexican cheeses come from Chihuahua--the queso Chihuahua made by the Mennonites, living there in settlements, and the queso asadero, a very creamy, slightly acidy cheese that is layered like the mozzarella.
Here is yet another prime example of the fine feeling the Mexicans have for texture in their food: you bite through the slightly crisp, rich chile poblano to experience the crunch of the almonds and little bits of crystallized fruits in the pork filling.
All the dishes at the banquet were concocted of ingredients of the colors of the Mexican flag; in this dish were the green chiles, the white sauce, and the red pomegranate seeds.
www.panix.com /~clay/cookbook/mexican.html   (5286 words)

 The Mexican Wolf Recovery Program Home - USFWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Mexican wolf, a subspecies of gray wolf, was listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, a recognition that the subspecies was in danger of extinction.
Between 1977 and 1982, recovery of the Mexican wolf was jump-started with a flurry of activity.
Due to the perilous status of the Mexican wolf at the time, and uncertainty if captive-reared wolves could successfully be returned to the wild, the recovery plan stated that delisting may never be possible.
www.fws.gov /southwest/es/mexicanwolf   (1825 words)

 Mexican Law
The Mexican judiciary is divided into federal and state court systems, with federal courts having jurisdiction over most civil cases and those involving major felonies.
Before attending law school, Mexican students must have obtained a university diploma as Bachilleres (such diploma is granted by Preparatory Schools), either in Liberal Arts or in Sciences.
With the exception of Escuel Libre de Derecho, until the 1950's all Mexican law schools were under the umbrella of the public sector, either state or federal, when some private universities started their own law schools.
jurist.law.pitt.edu /world/mexi.htm   (997 words)

 MEXonline.com Mexican National Holidays Official & Religious
February 23-28 (2006): Carnaval is an official Mexican holiday that kicks off a five-day celebration of the libido before the Catholic lent.
March 21: The Birthday of Benito Juárez, a famous Mexican president and national hero, this is an official Mexican holiday.
May 5: Cinco de Mayo is the Mexican national holiday that honors the Mexican victory over the French army at Puebla de los Angeles in 1862.
www.mexonline.com /holiday.htm   (633 words)

 Mexican Food: Oile`
If your favorite Mexican restaurant meal is something like grilled fish or chicken with tomatillo sauce, or a jicama salad with a light vinaigrette, or if you live in Portland or Seattle near a Macheezmo Mouse outlet (see "Say Macheezmo"), then you can stop reading right here.
We then made a "composite" out of nine samples of each dish (equal portions of nine restaurants' chicken tacos, for example, were mixed together), and shipped them to an independent laboratory to be tested for calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium.
Our wish list for healthy Mexican food turns out to be the menu at Macheezmo Mouse, a prosperous 15-chain fast food operation in Seattle and Portland.
www.cspinet.org /nah/mexican.html   (1243 words)

 Mexican War Veterans Organizations
They were reluctant to support a Mexican War service pension bill on the grounds that not a few Mexican War veterans had also served in the Confederate army during the War Between the States.
In December 1995, The Descendants of Mexican War Veterans launched a campaign to find a congressional sponsor for a bill authorizing the erecting of a Mexican War veterans memorial on federal land in Washington, D.C. Another veterans' organization, the Aztec Club of 1847, was founded in Mexico City by officers of the U.S. Army.
The Descendants of Mexican War Veterans, founded in Dallas, Texas in 1989, has declared itself heir in spirit to both the National Association of Veterans of the Mexican War and the Dames of 1846.
www.dmwv.org /mwvets/mexvets.htm   (613 words)

 Mexican Silver Marks - Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks & Maker's Marks
Above is a sampling of Mexican silver purity marks ranging from the ca.1900 to the early 1970's.
The "Eagle" form marks to the right were instituted by the Mexican government in 1948.
The first example (delineated) was used until ca.1955, the second example (silhouetted) until the late 1960's or early 1970's.
www.925-1000.com /mexican_marks.html   (295 words)

 Mexican Cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Due to their variety and deliciousness the cuisine of Puebla, Oaxaca and Yucatán stand out, however one must not forget the recipes from Bajío (central part of the country) or the cuisine of the border states.
However, it is not the objective of this homepage to give a paper on the very varied and rich Mexican cuisine, but to present the basic recipes with the understanding that the elements needed for their preparation are easily available in Denmark, which is not the case of the ingredients needed for more sophisticated dishes.
More Mexican recipes can be found in the book "Frida's Fiestas", written by Guadalupe Rivera Marin and Marie Pierre Colle, Pavillion Books, 1992, that can be bought in Danish and English versions.
www.mexican-embassy.dk /cuisine.html   (931 words)

 MexOnline.com - Mexican Revolution of 1910
Once Madero was released from prison, he continued his battle against Díaz in an attempt to have him overthrown.
During this time, several other Mexican folk heros began to emerge, including the well known Pancho Villa in the north, and the peasant Emiliano Zapata in the south, who were able to harass the Mexican army and wrest control of their respective regions.
Díaz was unable to control the spread of the insurgence and resigned in May, 1911, with the signing of the Treaty of Ciudad Juárez, after which he fled to France.
www.mexonline.com /revolution.htm   (527 words)

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