U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Cinco de Mayo


Subject:
Holidays by Region , Holidays and Observances Individually , Cinco de Mayo , Mexico

Description:
Statistics about the May 5 holiday that "marks the Mexican army's victory [in 1862] over the French invaders at the Battle of Puebla. In the United States, the celebration of this victory has come to be known simply as 'Cinco de Mayo.'" Includes data about number of U.S. residents of Mexican origin and Mexican descent, percentage of people of Mexican origin in the labor force, and related figures.

Publisher:
U.S. Census Bureau

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/013395.html


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