Aaliyah Jones Aztec & Inca
Aaliyah Jones Aztec & Inca
City was built where and on the same island where the priest saw an eagle eating a snake, on a cactus,on an island.
Mexico city is now built on where Tenochtitlan us e to stand.
Tenochtitlan was built on chinampas which keeps the city floating on top of the lake.
conned to the mainland by causeways(earthen bridges).
Was later destroyed by the Spanish. :fire:
Nahuatl was their main language.some of their language words relate to many things in america now.
Spanish is not one of their language. In fact its was never their language instill the Spanish took over.
Some words that are similar to our English words are chocolate, chili, coyote, tomato and avocado.
Kinda like soccer but without using your feet and the tiny,really, small hole.
The rubber ball had to go in the small, tiny hole.
sacrifices are made to the losing team
Aztec use their hips, knees,elbows,and their head but not their feet
The Aztec is polytheistic. They worshiped many gods. They were not Christian they have never hared of that type of religion.
the Aztec gods were called Huitzilopotchli,Tlaloc,Quetzalcoatl,Tezcatlipoca, and Xipe Totec.
Human sacrifice was an important part of the Aztec religion. They thought that the Aztec gods needed human blood to keep the world balanced.
Their temples are a pyramid shaped temple.Hint for me Egypt pyramids
Prests are the ones who do most of the kiling of those who are being scraificed.
Also planted corn,squash,and beans.
Main crops were potatoes.
Food grown on terraces.
children were chosen by the talent, skill, and beauti to be scarifced.
Children who didn't wanted to be scarified were druged anyways.
Women stayed home doing the chores.
men worked on the terraces,and making of new fountains and terraces.
They believed in reincarnation(coming back as animal or someone).
Druged children so they could be sacrificed and left on the top of the Andes mountians.
Animals were scarified,mostly llamas, as well as children.
Polytheistic main god is was the sun god./
Fall of Aztec
Hernan and he's troop has guns, horses, and armor then the aztec
Malintzin gave Cortes information about the Aztec's weakness.
Aztec later on had been effected to smallpox.
Came from Spain located in Europe.
He purpose of coming to the world is for wealth and being inspired from Christopher Columbus.
Hernans was a Spanish conquistador.
He welcomed Hernan Cortes only because he thought he was a sun god.
Montezuma was killed be a rock thrown at the head. Most have been a very hard rock... :
Montezuma was the emperor of the Aztec.
walls were often covered with dry human blood.
Aztec would keep adding a new level to the temple as they lived on.
People are sacrificed in the room on the top floor.
Aztec never really cleaned the temples.
The Aztec would build this on the lake to support the buildings and plantations.
They can be built be putting tons of sticks t the bottom and placing mud on top of them.
Now used to do under mexico city.
Tenochtitlan was built on it.
Where craved by the slanted mountain.
They used rocks to make the apper that way.
plantations where grown here for food.
Many of the of the food we have today where farmed here.
Fall of Inca