Otoniel Garcia 1st period Aztec and Incas (Machu Picchu (, , , , ), Inca…
Otoniel Garcia 1st period
Aztec and Incas
Women wore long skirts and blouses .
Poor people generally wove their own clothes.
The Aztec men wore loincloths and capes.
Human sacrifice -was an important part of their religion Aztec gods needed blood to keep the world balanced
Priests didn't bathe or cut their hair.they walked around with long matted hair covered with dried human blood.
Their Temples were pyramid shaped temples
Ceremonial Bathing- important part of daily life .except the priest .
polytheistic- Sun death corn rain they were not Christians they had never heard of that religion .
They had causeways for people can get from city to city.
The Aztecs settled there because no one wanted the land
It was first located in lake Texacoco
fall of Inca
fall of Aztec
They got a disease that was called small pox.
Montezuma would not listen to Spain to stop sacrificing people .
bad because they got diseases when they were exchanging .
good because they got to get stuff that they have never seen before .
Hernan Cortes was born in Extremadura,Spain and his purpose coming to the new world was to conquer the Aztec's.
He welcomed him because he thought he was the Aztec god Quetzalcoatl.
He was killed by a rock when they fought against each other