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Mexico: Ethnic Composition, History And Language Diversity

672 words - 3 pages

Introduction
Mexico located at Latin America, which is between the Belize, Guatemala and the United States. Population for Mexico is 117.1 million. Mexico’s climate is varies from tropical to desert. The important holiday is the Independence Day, Constitution day and Cinco De Mayo. The reason I select this country is when I go to Cancun, I am very surprised that Mexican official language is Spanish. When I make an online research, I have found that Mexico is one of a colony of Spain. In the period during 1519 to 1521, the Spanish conquered Mexico. During the period from 1535 to 1821, most of native American became the subjugated laboring class because Spanish government implemented the “ ...view middle of the document...

Also other percentages of Mexicans are Indigenous and European descent.

Language Diversity
The official language for Mexico is Spanish, because it was a colonial possession of Spain. More than ninety percent of Mexicans are Spanish speaker. In Mexico, there still have native people in Mexico also spoken indigenous languages that include Various Mayan in southeastern Mexico, Nahuatl in central region, and other regional languages. The official language for Mexico is linked to the colonial, because Mexico is one of colony of Spain. In some Mexico’s city like Cancun, most people in there can speak English. The reasons why they can speak English is that many American travel to Cancun and English is globe language.

Religious Diversity
Eighty-nine percent of Mexicans’ prevailing religion is Roman Catholicism. When Mexico became colony of Spain, the Franciscan, Dominican, Augustinian and Jesuit missionaries entered Mexico. Protestant is second religion in Mexico. There have six percent population in Mexico belief Protestant. Other percent people have other religious or no religious. I do not consider Mexico as secular, because more than...

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