Importance Of Mexican National Identity

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Register to read the introduction… It is commonly represented by national symbols, history, characters and images of a country. As John Mraz describes in his book “Looking for Mexico”: “Identity does not grow up from the ground, nor drop down from the skies. Is not something given once and for all, nor is it discovered it is constructed, deconstructed, and reconstructed endlessly” Mexican national identity has been created just as Mraz described before along the time, it has been a result of years and years of constant battles and important events in the nation, and it is still in process of uniting the nation as one.

In particular, Mexican history has played a major role during the creation of their national identity; important events had played the role of uniting the country and creating important values that are still present in Mexican culture:
Mexico was a pure indigenous country until the 1519 where the Spanish conquerors took place of the territory and began to control the indigenous local people. Indigenous groups such as the Mayans, Aztecs and Olmec adapted to
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While the country is having more trouble, and with the hope that the future leaders could make the situation change, people all over the country are giving up each day, more and more Mexicans are migrating to another country to search better life opportunities. This is the reason why Mexican media is trying to make the difference to change people’s mind about the country situation. The perfect example for this is the TV show “La Rosa de

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