Mexico By: Marcus zaragoza

Politics

Mexico has a representative democratic republic . This means that they elect there representatives to speak for them and fight for there rights. Mexico became a democracy in 2000. The politics are dominated by 3 major parties National Action Party, the Party of the Democratic Revolution, and Institutional Revolutionary Party.

Economics

"The economy of Mexico is the 15th largest in the world in nominal terms and the 11th largest by purchasing power parity"- Wikipedia. It uses the peso money system and has one of the worlds most used currency. Even though this all sounds good Mexico's overall economy is pretty poor.

Religion

Mexico's largest and most prominent religion is Catholics. 88 percent of the population down there are catholic. It is usually frowned down upon down there to practice any other religion and people will treat you different. Most hispanics are very religious and have strong beliefs.

Social Structure

Mexico just like any country has a lower, middle, and upper class. Most people in Mexico would identify as the lower class (Most of the population). The Middle and upper class only make up a small percentage of the population and the upper class is very uncommon.

Industry

"Its main industries are food and beverages, tobacco, chemicals, iron and steel, petroleum, clothing, motor vehicles, consumer durables, and tourism. It is a major exporter of silver, fruits, vegetables, coffee, cotton, oil and oil products"- Pbs.org. They main types of jobs are ones that require very little education, but instead actual experience.

Art and Entertainments

Mexico has one of the most interesting cultures in the world. They have many things to do down there for fun from festivals to the many diverse types of foods they have down there. People travel to Mexico everyday to experience the amazing and fun culture that they have.

Credits:

Created with images by RussBowling - "Puebla, Mexico" • Luna sin estrellas - "Lateral entrance towards a Catholic Church, Fresnillo-Zac-Mex." • Blok 70 - "Mexico City" • RussBowling - "Puebla, Mexico" • kliemphoto - "piñata party celebration"

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