Tag Archives: Mexico

Cinco de Mayo

I love living in New Mexico (most days), & the mixed cultural heritage of Santa Fe, we all have our own personal histories that blend with the national & global histories going on around us, & I have a deep respect for that. 5 cool tatts to share on this day:

1) http://www.tattoodesignsideas.in/mexican-tattoos/-mexican-tattoo_845

2) http://www.tattoostime.com/tattoos/mexican/page/4/

3) http://weheartit.com/entry/55692452/via/skullspiration

4) http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff244/warvox/tumi_inca.jpg

5) http://www.theredparlour.com/img/ladyofgaudelope5_2_2_.jpg


The U.S.A. In War

(as of the present time) altogether, Congress (of the U.S.A.) has declared war eleven times: 

  1. against Great Britain in 1812 (the War Of 1812)
  2. against Mexico in 1848 (the Mexican War)
  3. against Spain in 1898 (the Spanish-American War)
  4. against Germany in 1917 (World War 1)
  5. against Austria-Hungary in 1917 (World War 1)
  6. against Japan in 1941 (World War 2)
  7. against Germany in 1941 (World War 2)
  8. against Italy in 1941 (World War 2)
  9. against Bulgaria in 1942 (World War 2)
  10. against Hungary in 1942 (World War 2
  11. against Romania in 1942 (World War 2)

Independence Day

in Mexico today, it is that country’s national holiday

Mexico (officially) speaks (Mexican) Spanish, spends Mexican Pesos, & its capital is Mexico City