Cinco De Mayo Day Celebration

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Cinco De Mayo Day Celebration

Quiz over cinco de mayo. Details of events leading up to the battle at Puebla.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In 1861 Mexico was suffering from
    • A. 

      Global warming

    • B. 

      The Mexican-American War

    • C. 

      A financial crisis

    • D. 

      The War of Independence

  • 2. 
    The president of Mexico in 1862 was
    • A. 

      Emilio Zapata

    • B. 

      Francisco Villa

    • C. 

      Porfirio Díaz

    • D. 

      Benito Juarez

  • 3. 
    Which war was fought between 1846-1848?
    • A. 

      The War of Independence from Spain

    • B. 

      The Mexican-American War

    • C. 

      The French and Indian War

    • D. 

      The Mexican Civil War

  • 4. 
    The result of the war between 1846-1848 was the loss of approximately what percentage of Mexico's land?
    • A. 

      1/2

    • B. 

      2/3

    • C. 

      1/4

    • D. 

      1/3

  • 5. 
    During the 1850's, Mexico suffered from what crisis?
    • A. 

      The Mexican Revolution

    • B. 

      The Mexican-American War

    • C. 

      The War of Independence

    • D. 

      A civil war

  • 6. 
    In 1861, France, Spain and what other country demanded to be repaid?
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      US

  • 7. 
    Ships from 3 countries arrived at the port city of ____________
    • A. 

      Cozumel

    • B. 

      Puerto Vallarta

    • C. 

      Cuernavaca

    • D. 

      Veracruz

  • 8. 
    What was the greatest obstacle facing the navy of each of these countries?
    • A. 

      Yellow fever

    • B. 

      Malaria

    • C. 

      Dengue fever

    • D. 

      Black plague

  • 9. 
    Two countries decided to leave, agreeing to be repaid in the future. Which country stayed?
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 10. 
    The troops of France were led by General ________
    • A. 

      Picasso

    • B. 

      Cousteau

    • C. 

      Lorencez

    • D. 

      Napolean 5

  • 11. 
    At the town of Puebla, the Mexican troops were led by a young, General ________
    • A. 

      Zaragoza

    • B. 

      Zapata

    • C. 

      Franco

    • D. 

      Santa Ana

  • 12. 
    The defeat at Puebla was due to several factors, including arrogance, a strategical mistake, and
    • A. 

      Lack of money

    • B. 

      Typhus

    • C. 

      Lack of weaponry

    • D. 

      Rain