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Course: History 1 Mexico: Current events

Kicking off your research project

You will start your research by finding a news story about a current event in Mexico. You'll connect this with a bigger theme in Mexican History for your research paper.

What do you know about Mexico?

Here are some websites where you can get a brief overview of Mexico past and present. Bear in mind that these are all American or European so they will be looking at Mexico through a particular lens and will focus on stories that are connected to their home countries.

Finding your current event news story

Tools to help you

This slideshow gives you some information about how to analyze a current event story and shows you an example.