Aztec Empire (Illustration) - Ancient History Encyclopedia.
The hegemonic nature of the Aztec empire can be seen in the fact that generally local rulers were restored to their positions once their city-state was conquered, and the Aztecs did not generally interfere in local affairs as long as the tribute payments were made and the local elites participated willingly. Such compliance was secured by establishing and maintaining a network of elites.
Map of city-states in the 16th century. The Aztec Empire. Drawing of what part of Tenochtitlan may have looked like. Main page: Aztec Empire. The Aztec Empire existed between about 1438 AD and 1521 AD. When the Empire was largest, it spread across most of Mesoamerica and controlled about 11,000,000 people. Tenochtitlan. Main page: Tenochtitlan. Tenochtitlan was the capital city of the Aztec.
Learning objective: to locate Mexico on maps of different scales. Use globe or atlases to locate Mexico, Britain and Spain. On world map, colour in and key these three countries. Look at map of Central America showing Aztecs and other Amerindian civilizations. Learning objective: to place Aztec history within a chronological framework; to make connections between different chronologies. Make a.
The Aztecs were mainly located (at least in the earlier days when they were building their capital) in Tenochtitlan, their capital. Tenochtitlan was located in an island on Lake Texcoco in the Valley of Mexico (which is part of Mexico City). Tenochtitlan was built on a series of islets there, and the city plan was based on a symmetrical layout that was divided into four city sections which.
The Aztec civilization, which emerged beginning in the 1200s, is considered the greatest of the civilizations that developed in Mesoamerica, the area extending from central Mexico to Honduras. Settling first on an island in Lake Texcoco, the Aztecs expanded their control to most of central Mexico. Like the Maya, the Aztec used a sacred calendar and a 365-day agricultural calendar. The Aztec.
The Aztecs was grouped in 1,100 CE - 1,200 CE, and it was fallen in 1,521 CE by the Spanish. New Fire Ceremony The Throne of Motecuhzoma II The Stone of Tizoc The Coyolxauhqui Stone New Fire Ceremony The Sun Stone New Fire Ceremony New Fire Ceremony Aztec Empire Map 1,521 CE Texcoco provided ships and men to help the Spanish seige Tenochtitlan.
A description of Aztec warriors. Warriors were very important members of Aztec society. They fought nearby tribes, captured enemies and extracted 'tribute payments' that made the empire rich.