The Ancient Aztecs ' Complex And Advanced Civilization

966 Words Apr 28th, 2015 4 Pages
Jeffrey Hirneisen
Period 5
World History A Honors
March 3, 2015
The Ancient Aztecs ' Complex and Advanced Civilization. The Aztecs were a civilization that emerged in Mesoamerica around the start of the thirteenth century and existed until 1521 CE. The Aztecs had their own system of government, a very complex religion, and sports and games were very important to the civilization. The Aztecs were a civilization that was complex as well as very advanced in many different areas of their civilization such as their government, religion, and sports. An area of the Aztecs ' civilization that was very complex and advanced was their government. The Aztec government was similar to a monarchy where an Emperor or King was the primary ruler showing that their government was very advanced as it was similar to a form of government that is still used today ("Aztec Empire for Kids: Government and Empire"). The empire was made up of city-states known as altepetl with a large city in the center of each one that ruled the area where the majority of Aztec nobles and other government leaders lived as city leaders led the empires which is similar to some civilizations that were not as old as the Aztecs, showing agian how advance their government was("Aztec Empire for Kids: Government and Empire"). Now each altepetl was ruled by a supreme leader known as a tlatoani, a supreme judge, and administrator which is similar to the United States justice system("Aztec and Maya Laws- political…
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