Cinco de Mayo, Slavery and Mexico's Influence in America

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  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Habsburg Archduke Maximilian
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  • slavery, Cinco de Mayo
  • Civil War
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Forging a Path

About 67 percent of people of Mexican heritage aged 16 and older made up the U.S. labor force in 2011. About 16 percent worked in management, business, science and arts occupations. (Source: 2011 American Community Survey)

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