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Effect of Geography and Migration on a Business Choice for New Mexico presented by: Brittany Moran Victoria Legates Kayleigh Eckrote Delaney Argo
New Mexico’s Natural Resources • Limited water • Very hot • Large deserts • Leading crop is hay which is used to feed cattle
Hispanic Roots in U.S. • Mexico 67% • Central and South America 14% • Puerto Rico 9% • Cuba 4% • Other Spanish speaking areas 7%
Largest percent of Hispanicstoday trace origin to Mexico • In New Mexico, 43 out of 100 people are Hispanic. .
In the early 1800’s, English speaking Europeans started to move into New Mexico and began to like the culture. At the time, the English speaking Europeans moved in, New Mexico had been a Spanish speaking culture for over 200 years.
SOMBREROS PUEBLO UNO, DOS, TRES AZUL EL GATO LA MUJER LAMARIQUITA HATS INDIAN VILLAGE ONE, TWO, THREE BLUE CAT WOMAN LADYBUG (DELAWARE STATE BUG) Common Spanish words now used in English.
Culture • You may think cowboys are as American as apple pie, but cowboy culture came to us by way of Mexico. Buckaroo is the Americanized version of vaquero. The lasso, chaps, and rodeo are also Mexican in origin.
People+Natural Resources= Business Choice • A Mexican restaurant is a good business for New Mexico because the people love Mexican food. The food is part of the culture of the state.
Benefits to Mexican Food Store • Lots of customers • Mexican food is popular • Leading producer of chili peppers
Fun Facts • Different foods • Some wear sombreros • New Mexico has a different flag than other states.
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