Cultural Presentations : Mexico And China Essay

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Cultural Presentations

Have you ever walked pasted a living, breathing skeleton? For that matter have you have seen an entire parade of them? This is a very common sight at the end of October in the Mexican culture. Who really needs personal space? The Chinese culture has neither the time nor space to allow for personal space. The Mexican and Chinese cultures may seem as if they are worlds apart but both hold a significant importance on the world. There are enormous differences in these two cultures this is a gift and should be celebrated as such. Mexico a place very near and dear to Texan hearts is a culture that most of us are fairly familiar with. In saying that there were many aspects that I personally were not familiar with and I found highly interesting. As a history major myself I found the greatest interest in the rich and deep seated history Mexico holds. Some of the most important events in the history that helped shape the world are rooted in Mexico. For example Mexico is the birth place of some of the very first known writing systems created by the Mayan people over thirteen thousands years ago. The Mayan’s would also go on to create the oldest calendar and even develop a great mathematical system. These amazing feats would pave the way for the rest of the world to further develop systems as well as themselves. As time passes Mexico will see the creation of one of the world’s largest and most powerful empires known in history. In the…

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