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    The Aztec Of The Aztecs

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    In 1519, the Aztecs were the most powerful kingdom in Mesoamerica. At the peak of their reign, their territory stretched as far as 80,000 square miles over southern Mexico, and had as many as fifteen million people. The Aztecs emerged in the thirteenth century, as a nomadic tribe. They were guided by their chief god, Huitzilopochtli, the war god and representative of the sun. The Aztecs couldn 't find a place to settle in the crowded central Mexico. Eventually, they were taken as serfs and

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    Aztecs were one of the most advanced civilizations from the 1400’s to the 1500’s. They were able to create one of the most magnificent empires known to men by an Indian tribe in America. They had built cities and temples as big as cities in Europe. Aztecs were always ahead of their time. They had made technology advancements such as, advanced architecture, technology advancements, engineering and agriculture. They also introduced weapons, medicine, tools, and calendars. The Aztec people were one

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    The Aztec Of Aztec Life

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    The Aztecs are really interesting people that were alive back from 1400 - 1600 AD. They lived very different than us, because we don’t no human sacrifices because we don’t believe in any of the gods (due to science)This paper will show how the Aztecs lived, including their empire, Government and Agriculture. The first interesting thing about the Aztecs is their daily routine. Aztec family life was very similar to many modern day cultures. For example, the husband was primarily responsible for supporting

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    The Aztecs had one of the most successful and advanced empires of all time. They had a dwelling culture The Aztec civilization was located directly in the middle of two mountain ranges in the central valley of Mexico ( Platt 10). Although the Aztec empire eventually came to an end they were able to do well as an empire. Contributing factors that led to the rise of the empire was their political structure, social components, and religious traditions which they preformed earnestly. The Aztecs were

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    The Aztecs are often perceived as a merciless society who increased their empire through bloody conflict. Furthermore, they are most remembered for religious sacrifice of humans. This included elaborate ceremonies culminating with the removal of organs while the sufferers were still breathing. Although violent sacrifice is intolerable in modern times, it wasn’t uncommon less than a millennia ago. It was practiced throughout the world on every continent. This includes Mesopotamia which is a cradle

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    ruthless empires and civilizations, although none was like the Aztecs and their empire. Although they started off with a humble beginning, they quickly grew into a great civilization that dominated present day Central Mexico. They conquered and expanded into an empire stronger than the other neighboring empires. The heart of the Aztec empire, Tenochtitlan, was a grand capital filled with many people and astounding temples. The Aztecs were also ahead of their time with fully-functional government

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    The Aztecs were a Mesoamerican people that lived within the regions of central Mexico during the mid-13th century through the 16th century. The Aztecs history is one of most famous, rich, and tragic histories in the world. The Aztecs began as nomadic-hunter gatherer tribes mixed with separate cultures. This mix was what founded the Aztec culture we all know of today. It was believed the Aztecs originated from a mythical place known as Aztlan which can be translated to “the place of origin,” and

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    ruthless empires and civilizations, although not one was like the Aztecs and their empire. Although they started off with a humble beginning, they quickly grew into a great civilization that dominated present day Central Mexico. They conquered and expanded into an empire stronger than the other neighboring empires. The heart of the Aztec empire, Tenochtitlan, was a grand capital filled with many people and astounding temples. The Aztecs were also ahead of their time with fully-functional government

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    The Aztecs

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    Aztecs The origin of the Aztecs remains uncertain to this day. Most people believe that the Aztecs originated a northern hunter-gatherer tribe. The Aztecs also took on the names Tenochca or Mexica. Their arrival happened close to the end of the fall of the civilization called Toltec’s. In fact, The Aztecs might have helped start the fall of the Toltec’s. The Aztecs decided to settle on the marshy land of the southwest border of lake Texcoco because they saw an eagle perched on a cactus and saw

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    Aztec Masks To really understand why masks were created by the Aztecs, I believe one really needs to look at the history and religious beliefs of the group. The Aztecs, like other mesoamerican civilizations before it, was a complex nation that faced times for war, had advanced calendar systems, and created a vast amount of art (a variety of different art forms- from poetry to pottery) that sadly most of it was destroyed by the spaniards that came later. The Aztecs had a belief system that included

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