CINCO DE MAYO

 
By the 1860's México had been independent for 50 years.  The had a new President named Benito Juarez who had help write many of their laws.  Unfortunately they owed a lot of money to England, Spain and France.  All three countries came with soldiers to México looking to be paid.  England and Spain came to an agreement with México, but France did not and they stayed.
 

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