The Aztec

Yareth P.

The Aztec began a long migration that brought them to the Valley of Mexico, they established Mexico City. When they arrived to the valley of Mexico, other people drove them to a snake infested region, but they survived. The Aztecs believed in a sign that would come from their god of war and of the sun, Huitzilopochtli. He told them that when they saw an eagle on a cactus growing out of a rock, their journey would end.

For the next 100 years, the Aztec constructed temples, buildings, and houses. They built roadways of stone, linking islands to mainland. By 1500, as many as four million Aztec lived in the Valey of Mexico.

Aztec women weren't equal to men nut they could own and inherit property. Women were expected to work in the home and raise children.

The Aztecs were polytheistic, they believed in many gods. Their religion was based on a belief in an unending struggle between the forces of good and evil. They had an influence on their art and architecture.

1.Women wore skirts, blouse, earplugs. Men wore capes, loincloth, and earplugs. 2. Aztecs ate corn right off the cob, pozole, beans, vegetables, and tamales. 3. Five million people lived in the civilization. 4. Aztecs believed in many gods, their most important was the sun god, Huitzilopochtli. Aztecs knew the forces of nature and worshiped them as gods. 5.  Some houses would have flat-pole roofs, others peaked roofs. Lime plaster for the walls or floors may be imported, while local wood and soil could be used in the construction. Materials included wood, straw, stone, sand, lime, and clay. 6. Tenochtitlan was an Aztec city that was arranged in a slightly different manor than other Aztec cities. It was an urban island settlement that housed 200,000 inhabitants. 7. Aztecs mainly got their food from plants. 8. They had a aztec calender stone to keep track of time.

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