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Mayans, Toltecs, Aztecs, and Incas Part 3 The Aztecs

Mayans, Toltecs, Aztecs, and Incas by Sanderson Beck http://www.san.beck.org/EC11cover.html Part 3 The Aztecs Aztecs to 1519 Little is known about the specific ethics of most of the natives in the Americas before the Europeans came, because only the Mayans left … Continue reading

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Aztec Temples

Aztec temples were called Teocalli – meaning god houses. The priests of the Aztec religion went to these temples to worship and pray, and make offerings to the gods to keep them strong and in balance. When Cortes and the … Continue reading

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Aztec Society

Aztec society is hierarchal, with an Emperor at the top and sacrificial captives at the bottom. The intermediate strata of society had their own set of responsibilities with social mobility being largely determined by heredity and prowess on the battlefield. … Continue reading

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Aztec History

The word “Aztec” evokes images of soaring pyramids, bloody human sacrifice and rampaging conquistadors. The Aztecs were eloquent orators, hard workers, fierce fighters and excelled in mathematics, agriculture and engineering. They were a people of motion who sought to better … Continue reading

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