Cinco De Mayo

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Spanish Holiday
Cinco de Mayo is a holiday that is celebrated in most Spanish speaking countries like Mexico. Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on May 5. They celebrate this holiday because of the victory over the French forces in 1862. They beat the French force on May 5, 1862. This is why Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on May 5. Cinco de Mayo is like Independence Day for the United States. Cinco de Mayo is a bigger deal in the United States than it is in most Spanish speaking countries. In the USA when we celebrate Independence Day we get the day off work, school, and we have a big party with friends and family. We grill food for everyone to eat, we stay up really late celebrating the holiday. In Mexico they have parades, food, music, dancing etc.

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