The Aztecs Werelocated In Mexico, Built On A Series Of

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The aztecs were located in Mexico, Built on a series of islets in Lake Texcoco , and was divided in four cities. Itzcoatl successor Montezuma who took power in 1440 By the early 16th century founded in 1428. (found in the 13th century) Mexico-Tenochtitlan, commonly known as Tenochtitlan was a Mexica located on an island in Lake Texcoco, in the Valley of Mexico.Aztec Economy Trade and Currency. the aztec trade everything, it was really important to them they relied heavily on agriculture and farming.Like other Mesoamerican religions, it had elements of human sacrifice in connection with a large number of religious festivals which were held according to patterns of the Aztec calendar.The Aztecs followed a strict social hierarchy in which…show more content…
Maya of Yucatan and Guatemala exhibited a cultural continuity spanning more than 2,000 years (1000 BC-AD 1542), and many aspects of their culture continue to the present. Mesoamerica had three major time periods: preclassic (2000 BC-AD 300), classic (300-900), and postclassic (900-1500). A temple in Tikal, one of the Maya city states. The ancient Maya city of Tikal, in modern-day Guatemala, flourished between roughly 600 B.C. and A.D. 900. ... Tikal is a recent Maya name that means “at the waterhole.” It was named this long after its collapse. Ancient Mayan Economics. The Mayan economy was largely based on food and agriculture, this form is the same as the other earlier civil countries, like China and Egypt. Farming was the main labor resources, and usually consisted of men. The Mayans religion involved several aspects of nature, astronomy and rituals. Most Gods represented a form in nature, for example, Sun God, Kinich Ahau, or Maize God, Yum Kaax. The Mayans were known for their calendars and astronomical buildings. These were used during their religious rituals. The Maya social classes is a system of political organization. It is divided in ahau (king), nobles, priests, merchants and artisans, and peasants and slaves. At the head of each Maya polity, there was halach uinic, also called the ajau. The Mayans developed a hierarchical government ruled by kings and priests. They

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