Type
Crossword
Description

What year did Mexico win their Independence? 1821
Salsa is the Spanish word for ________? Sauce
What foods had the most influence on Mexican cuisine? Spanish
In what year did the Mexican army defeat the France army? 1862
What was the first name of the General who led the Battle of Puebla? Ignacio
What army was considered the greatest military force on the globe? French
What is rarely eaten in Mexico? GroundBeef
How many colors are on the Mexican flag? Three
What is the first color on the Mexican flag? Green
What is the middle color on the Mexican flag? White
What is the last color on the Mexican flag? Red
How many main foods are there that made it into Mayan cooking? Four
Is Cinco de Mayo Mexico's Independence Day? No
What month is Mexico's Independence? September
What month does Mexico celebrate Cinco de Mayo? May
Who founded chocolate? Maayans

Cinco De Mayo Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Spicy Food Passed down from Aztec to Mayan C
Comes from bees H
We put it on our food for flavor. Passed down from Aztecs. S
Spanish word for sauce S
Ingredient in salsa t
Mexico won their independence this year 1
Battle of Puebla took place___years after Mexico won their independence 4
Greatest army on the globe at this time. F
When did the Mexicans win this battle 1
Who did they defeat F
Color of the Mexican flag R
Name of modern restaurant. Ingredient in salsa. C
Where did chocolate come from? A
Is Cinco de Mayo Mexico's independence day? N
Our school color, also one of the colors of the Mexican flag? G
What is Cinco de Mayo celebrating? B
Who's army was larger F
A way that Cinco de Mayo is celebrated P
Is it a federal holiday in Mexico N
Worlds largest Cinco de Mayo holiday is celebrated in L

Cinco de Mayo Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Battle of Puebla
Burrito
Catus
Chili pepper
Cinco de Mayo
Enchiladas
Guacomole
Hot Sauce
Limbo
Lime
Maracas
Margarita
Mariachi Band
May
Mexico
Nacho
Pico de Gallo
Pinata
Poncho
Salsa
Salt
Senor
Senorita
Siesta
Sombrero
Spanish
Taco
Taco chips
Tequila
Tortilla

Hispanic Heritage Month Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Day of Mexican Independence Celebration September16
Was the first of Hispanic Heritage to receive Nobel Peace Prize in Literature in 1990 JacintoBenavente
Inventor of the Color Television GuillermoCamarena
Modern Medicine is based on the ________ understanding of treating diseases Aztec
The Grito de Dolores occurred in which year? 1810
Priest associcated with the Grito de Dolores (three words) FatherMiguelHidalgo
Large Mexican Mining Center Guanajuato
The Cinco de Mayo Battle was fought in which Mexican City? Puebla
Hispanic Heritage Month ends on the 15th of _________________. October
The U.S. Congress passed a law to establish National Hispanic Heritage Week in what year? 1968
The country that declared it independence from Spain on September 18th. Chile
The 2000 _____ _____ _____ showed that over 35 million people identified themselves as Latino, Hispanic, or Spanish. (3 words) UnitedStatesCensus
Aztec Emperor _______________ comissioned the first zoo in North America. Montezuma
The Spanish founded _____ _____ in 1526. (2 words) SouthCarolina
The name of a small hamlet in the agricultural, mining, and manufacturing regional northwest of Mexico City. Dolores
Father Hidalgo was ______________ in 1811. executed
Leader of France when they made an attempt to make Mexico a French colony. (2 words) NapoleanIII
Nicaragua, El Salavador, Honduras, Costa Rica and _________ gained their independence from Spain. Guatemala
Mexico declared its independence from which country? Spain
Who invented the burglar alarm in 1911? (two words) AlbertSilva
Who invented the safety razor? (3 words) AlfonsoAlvarezBlade
The first person of Hispanic heritage to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor serving during which war? CivilWar
Who lead a group of explorers and celebrated Thanksgiving years before the Pilgrims? DonJuandeOnate
The United States adopted the Spanish _____ in 1775. Spanish
In 1988, Congress extended the _________ from one week to one month. observance
The Day the Mexicans defeated the French. (3 words) CincodeMayo

Mexico Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

What is Mexico's official language? Spanish
What is the capital of Mexico? Mexico City
What do most Mexicans eat on Christmas? Tomales
Who is currently the president of Mexico? (2016) Enrique Peña Nieto
What is the main Religion of Mexico? Roman Catholicism
Where is Mexico located? South of North America
Who found Mexico? Hernán Cortés
When was Mexico founded? 1813
What is one of the largest bodies of water in the world? Gulf of Mexico
What is the popular sport in Mexico? Soccer
Who is the Secratary of State of Mexico? Dianna Duran
What are the colors of the Mexican flag? RedBlueGreen

Cinco De Mayo Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

culture
Beans
palomino
poncho
cantina
Spanish
guitar
burrito
white
green
red
battle of Puebla
pepper
Hola
jalapeno
cactus
holiday
puebla
pinatas
dancing
amigo
costumes
Cinco de Mayo
salsa
maracas
sombrero
mariachi
parade
taco
music
tortillas
celebrate
flag
Mexico
fiesta

Mexico Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the offical name of Mexico United Mexican States
Snowcapped volcano is called Pico de Orizaba
The Yucatan Peninsula is known for Maya temples
The famous bandid of Mexico Pancho Villa
Pancho Villa real name Doroteo
Pancho Villa was a skilled horseman
The language of Mexico Spanish
What is the main Religion of Mexico Catholicism
Who is the patron saint of Mexico Lady of Guadalupe
An art of Mexico clay pottery
A word from both the Spanish and English Vocabulary chocolate
Type of architecture in Mexico mesoamerican
Cuisine of Mexico Tacos
Popular beverage of Mexico Mexican beer
Where did Pancho Villa retire Hacienda
How did Pancho Villa die Shot
Another form of art Wool Shawls
A main ingredient of Mexican food beans
Volcanoes on the west are called Sierra Madre
The National symbol of Mexico Eagle
Most popular sport in Mexico soccer
The Capital of Mexico Mexico City

Texas Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What country did Texas become a part of in 1845? AMERICA
What was the name of the mission that a famouse battle for independence was held at? ALAMO
The battle at the Alamo was in the city of San________. ANTONIO
To what religion did all the settlers have to convert to, in order to settle in Texas? CATHOLICISM
Antonio López de Santa Anna was a _______ in the Mexican Army during the battle at the Alamo. GENERAL
Sam _______ became the president of Texas in 1836. HOUSTON
Texas gained ____________ in 1836. INDEPENDENCE
At the battle of San_______, Texans cried out "Remember the Alamo!" JACINTO
At the battle of San_______, Texans cried out "Remember the Alamo!" Land
Mexico created strict ____ when Americans immigrated to Texas? LAWS
Texas became the ____ Star country in 1836. LONE
Who controlled Texas? MEXICO
What type of government was Spain at this time? MONARCHY
What type of government did Texas have after it became it's own independent country? REPUBLIC
American ________ came to Texas with slaves. SETTLERS
If you wanted to settle in Texas, you were not permitted to have these. SLAVES
Who controlled Mexico until the year of 1821? SPAIN
What language did the new American settlers have to speak if they wanted to live in Texas? SPANISH
Mexico defeated who at the Alamo? TEXAS
The people who lived in Texas were known as.... TEXIANS

Mexican Culture Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

What is mexico’s official language? Spanish
What is the capital of Mexico? Mexico City
What is the main Religion of Mexico? Roman Catholicism
What is the most popular sport in Mexico? Soccer
Salsa is the Spanish word for ________? Sauce
How many colors are on the Mexican flag? Three
What month is Mexico's Independence? September
What body of water is east of Mexico? Gulf of Mexico
Which Mayan site has the most tourists in the Yucatan? Chichen Itza
Between November and March each year, what type of butterflies migrate to central Mexico? Monarch
What country was Mexico ruled over for 300 years? Spain

Cinco de Mayo Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Battle of Puebla
Benito Juarez
Bullfights
Cinco de Mayo
El Dia de la Batalla de Puebla
France
Ignacio Zaragoza
Mariachi Bands
Maximilian
Napoleon III
Parades
Puebla

Latin American revolution crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

he was a venezuelan military leader who was instrumental in the revolutions against the spanish empire Simon Bolivar
led the mexican independence movement against spanish rule in 1810 Miguel Hidalgo
where did the latin american revolution occur? Haiti
when did the latin american revolution begin? One Thousand Eight Hundred Eight
he is remembered for his contribution to the independence movement of south american countries Jose De San Martin
there was __________ for central and south american countries at the end of the Latin American Revolution Freedom
what were the people asking for? Self Determination
he was an emperor of Mexico from 1822 to 1823 Agustin de Iturbide
largely independent western ____________ Hemisphere
Brazil made self-_____________ kingdom within portuguese empire governing