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Which famous Mexican painter tried to kill Lyev Trótskiy?
José Clemente Orozco
David Alfaro Siqueiros
Siqueiros was one of the most important muralists of his time. Although Siqueiros and Trótskiy were initially friends, soon they grew apart due to Siqueiros' loyalty to Stalin. The painter banded with an extremist communist group and tried to assassinate Trótskiy in his own house in Mexico City.
In which country are the ruins of the Toltec Empire located?
Although the main pyramid at Tula isn’t huge, it is beautifully decorated and extremely well made. Sitting atop of the structure are 4 carved figures, thought to be ancient Toltec warriors.The sophistication and skill needed to create such works is large, with the 4-meter figures carved from solid basalt. This Mexican ruin was once the capital of the Toltec empire and has many references to the quasi-mythical God Quetzalcoatl.
Who was the leader in the Mexican Revolution (1911-1917)?
Emiliano Zapata Salazar (1879-1919) was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution, the main leader of the peasant revolution in the state of Morelos, and the inspiration of the agrarian movement called Zapatismo. When the Revolution broke out in 1910 he was positioned as a central leader of the peasant revolt in Morelos. Cooperating with a number of other peasant leaders he formed the Liberation Army of the South, of which he soon became the undisputed leader.
When was in Mexico the Paricutín volcano formed?
1 000 000 years B.C.
1 050 years B.C.
Parícutin is a cinder cone volcano located in the Mexican state of Michoacán, near the city of Uruapan and about 322 kilometers (200 mi) west of Mexico City. The volcano surged suddenly from the cornfield of local farmer Dionisio Pulido in 1943, attracting both popular and scientific attention.
Where is Acapulco located?
Acapulco de Juárez is a city, municipality and major seaport in the state of Guerrero on the Pacific coast of Mexico, 380 kilometres (240 mi) south of Mexico City. The city is one of Mexico's oldest beach resorts, which came into prominence in the 1940s through to the 1960s as a getaway for Hollywood stars and millionaires. Acapulco was once a popular tourist resort, but due to a massive upsurge in gang violence and murder since 2014 it no longer attracts many foreign tourists.
What is the highest mountain in Mexico?
Pico de Orizaba
Pico de Orizaba is a stratovolcano, the highest mountain in Mexico and the third highest in North America. It rises 5,636 metres (18,491 ft) above sea level in the eastern end of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt, on the border between the states of Veracruz and Puebla. The volcano is currently dormant but not extinct, with the last eruption taking place during the 19th century. It is the second most prominent volcanic peak in the world after Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro.
In which city is the Pyramid of the Niches located?
The archaeological site of El Tajin, located in the present-day Mexican State of Veracruz, is remarkable for many reasons. The site boasts many buildings, temples, palaces and ball courts, but the most impressive of all is the stunning Pyramid of the Niches. El Tajín was named a World Heritage site in 1992, due to its cultural importance and its architecture.
With what flour, you get the original nachos?
Nachos is a dish from northern Mexico that consists of tortilla chips covered with mince and cheese or a cheese-based sauce often served as a snack. The original nachos consisted of fried corn tortillas covered with melted cheese and sliced jalapeño peppers.
What can we not find on the flag of Mexico?
The flag of Mexico has three vertical stripes in green, white, and red. In the middle is the image of an eagle sitting on a cactus and devouring snake, which symbolizes Tenochtitlán - the former capital of the Aztecs
Muxe is the term "third sex" ..?
In Zapotec cultures of Oaxaca (southern Mexico), a muxe is an assigned male at birth individual who dresses and behaves in ways otherwise associated with the female gender; they may be seen as a third gender. Some marry women and have children while others choose men as sexual or romantic partners
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