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Can you name these facts about Cinco de Mayo?

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1Cinco de Mayo celebrates an unlikely Mexican victory at the Battle of ____.
2The victory occurred on this month and day in 1862.
3The Mexican army defeated well-armed, well-trained forces from ____.
4Both of these countries also sent naval forces to Mexico, but eventually withdrew.
5The forces were ostensibly there to collect ____ from Mexico.
6The leader of the Mexican army was General Ignacio ____.
7This general was born in the present-day US state of ____.
8Forces from [answer 3] eventually helped install this emperor.
9[Answer 8] held this role until his capture and _______ by Republican Mexican forces in 1867.
10This beloved Mexican president returned to power after the emperor's downfall.
11This event prevented the United States from participating in Mexico’s conflict.
12Mexican Independence Day, often confused with Cinco de Mayo, is celebrated on this date.

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