Frequently Asked Questions About Cinco de Mayo
Q: What is Cinco de Mayo about?
A: It’s a small holiday in Mexico, commemorating the Batalla de Puebla (5/5/1862). In this battle, 4,000 Mexican soldiers faced 8,000 French soldiers, and won the battle. 462 French soldiers were killed, compared to 83 Mexican soldiers killed.
Q: Okay, why did we start celebrating this holiday in the United States?
A: In the…