Jamie J. Perez V period:1, AZTECS & INCA
Jamie J. Perez V period:1, AZTECS & INCA
Aztecs culture <3
there main language was nahuatl this language is a mix of spanish
people still speak that language today.
some people speak this language because their related to the Aztecs
The Aztec language, Nahuatl, was the dominant language in central Mexico by the mid-1350s.
The Spanish stole many words from the Aztecs
The Aztecs had very huge markets with thousands of things on sale.
Temples were filled with chile, beans, cocoa and much more.
The Aztecs build chinamaps with crops growing every where .
there where three main crops chiles,beans,cocoa.
Religion: The Aztecs believed in many gods because of there religion the were not Christians ,but they to believed in one god
Ceremonial bathing:This was a important part of their daily life not only to be clean also to be religiosity purified
Human sacrifice: it was a big part of there religion after conquering new land they asked the people to send others for sacrifice because the Aztecs needed human blood to keep the earth in balance.
temples: the temples were a very important in their religion the buildings that were there stayed there the just build on top of them. on the very top was the sacrifice room.
fall of the aztec empire
he died because somebody threw a rock and it hit him head
Hernan Cortes was a conquistador
he welcomed him because he thought he was the long bearded god
Cortes was from Spain
Montezuma was the emperor of the aztec
his purpose was to discover new land and become rich
full of beautiful buildings
was connected to the main land by canals
easy to defend against enemies
was one of the largest cities in the world
was created on a lake
fall of the Inca
the purpose of Pizarro was to become rich and conquer new land
Atahualpa was the leader of the inca
Pizarro came from Spain
pizarro kidnapped Atahualpa and forced the incan empire to give him gold and silver but still he killed him
the title of Pizarro was a conquistador
was the largest city to be build
it was breath taking
was shaped like a jaguar
the royals lived their
golds,riches,crops filled machu picchu
culture of the inca
they didn't have a big language
their language is still spoken today
their language was destroyed by the spanish
they were creative when they spoke
The Inca used a system of knotted strings known as quipu to send messages around their empire.
their language spred around latin america
many were sowed in by hand by woman
men wore only pants no shirts at all
kids were dressed form head to toe
woman wore dresses that covered the body
Clothing everywhere consisted of woven or knitted textiles.
poor people eat guinea pigs
the Inca Empire included Livestock was primarily llama and alpaca herds.
the Inca Empire included maize, coca, beans, grains, potatoes, sweet potatoes, pepper, tomatoes, peanuts, cashews, squash, cucumber, quinoa, gourd, cotton.
each family unit produced its own food. Family units were part of a wider kin group or ayllu which collectively owned farmland
lots and lots of animals were sacrificed
Aztecs Engineering :)
Aztec farming has become most famous because of the brilliant chinampas system that Aztec farmers used.
they grew a lot of crops they had a lot to lasted them years
their main crop was chile,beans,cocoa
they also grew corn and flowers.
Chinampas were, of course, not just used for the capitol city, but throughout the Valley of Mexico around the lake bed
long waterways to the cities.
Aztec society heavily depended on water, not just for their everyday use but also as a critically important part of their lives.
easy way to go somewhere else
Aztec kids needed more water than the adults so they depended on this to get water
the Aztec showed this to the spanish
smooth and rocky amazing structers
over 4 trails in each city
long ways to get to other citys in machu picchu
made it easyer to deliver messeges
26 miles each a beautiful city was found
The Andes are some of the tallest, starkest mountains in the world. Yet the Incas, and the civilizations before them, coaxed harvests from the Andes' sharp slopes and intermittent waterways
Terrace was a way that helped them farm
they tried to stop erosion from happening
nobody ever went hungry in this empier
their main crop was potatoes they grew over 200 potatoes