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      The history behind Cinco de Mayo

      However, that is not the case. The day celebrates the victory of Mexican troops in the Battle of Puebla in 1862. The victory brought great pride and patriotism to the Mexican people. Maria Anderson from the Smithsonian was here to explain more{ }of the cultural and historical significance of this day.