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History And Geography Of Mexico

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“Culture is defined as a learned meaning system that consists of patterns of traditions, beliefs, values, meanings, and symbols that are passed on from one generation to the next and are shared to varying degrees by interacting members of a community, (“Understanding Intercultural Communication,” Chung, Ting-Toomey, 16). And because of this history and geography play an important role in determining why we do, feel, and believe the things we do, and because of this, it impacts the culture that is developed overtime. And when we look at Mexico and the culture it holds, we see this to be true.
Mexico is located in North America bordering the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, between Belize and the United States, (“Mexico”). It also borders the North Pacific Ocean between Guatemala and the United States, as well, (“Mexico”). Which makes the national territory more 750,000 square miles, (“Culture of Mexico”). It makes Mexico slightly less than three times the size of Texas. (“Mexico”). Due to its large size it has a wide range of environments. These include: high rugged mountains, low coastal plains along with high plateaus and desserts can be found in Mexico, (“Mexico”). Which leads to natural hazards of tsunamis along the pacific coast, volcanoes and earthquakes in the Central South, and hurricanes occurring along the Pacific Gulf of Mexico and its Caribbean coastal line, (“Mexico”). Also because of Mexico’s location and size many natural resources can be found, such as:
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