Xavier Boateng period 5 Aztec and Inca Done (Tenochtitlan (In the 1500…
Xavier Boateng period 5 Aztec and Inca Done
Temples like the Templo Mayor were built up to almost 200 ft tall or even above.
The Templo Mayor was also built with stone and was painted with stucco polychrome paint.
The rooms that they would use to kill people were on the top of the pyramid .
The Aztec would build their temples over old one instead of breaking them down and rebuilding them .
They grew beans,corn,tomatoes, and chilies.
Chinampas were built up to 30 meters in length and 2.5 meters in width.
They were used to farm along the edges of the city.
The Chinampas were built with a fence and inside the are it would be filled with soil and seeds.
Nahuatl is combining suffixes, prefixes, and root words to combine an idea.
The Aztec didn't speak Spanish in the per Colombian era.
The language that is spoken by the is Nahuatl,which is still be spoken by 1.5 million people .
People who had spoken the language had began to grow in power.
The lasting speaking groups that came to the aztecain land was the Mexica
The religion that the Aztec had was a Polytheistic (worshiped many gods).
They were not Christians because they didn't even know about that religion.
To the Aztec they needed human blood to keep balance in the world.
The priest in Aztec did not cut their hair or take showers or baths.
The Sacrifice of a Human was also important to their religion.
The kids attended school and sometimes helped out with the mom.
The elderly were treated with respect and were taken care of .
The women stayed home to worked at home with cooking and taking care of the children.
The men in Aztec usually got married at the age of 20 or around that age group.
The men basically were the ones that went outside to do work like farming.
Fall of the Aztec empire
He was a Spanish conquistador from the province of Spain called extremdera.
He came to the new world to search for treasure and came to bring the new world items back to the old world.
4 contributing facts
Montezuma belived he was an important Aztec god.
An Mayan woman named Malintzin gave intel on the Aztec which helped him form an alliances agaisnt Montezuma
The diseases that they brought killed alot of Aztec even before they fought.
They had horses and guns that shocked the Aztec.
He died by one of the citizens throw a stone at his head while they were rebelling.
He welcomed him because he had believed that Hernan Cortes was an important god. He believed because of the techonogly Hernan had. The god that he thought he was was Quetzalcoatl.
He was the emperor of the Aztec .
There main crop was the potatoes which they had different kinds of colors.
People ate well and were taken care of.
They ate these foods when they were on a diet, Corn,Squash, and beans.
Incas ate all types of including llamas, guinea pigs, and alpacas.
Animals were sacrificed espically the white llama was used alot.
They believed in recarnation(someone coming back to life).
They were Polythestic (but mainly believed in the sun god).
Viracocha was the creator of the sun, stars, and moon.
Incas were known as the sun children and worshiped gods of nature.
The government would have people go check on the Commoners (residents).
They payed taxes thorough labor so they could pay them off.
Only government people are allowed to travel within the empire no civilian that was't rich weren't allowed.
Kids that were wealthy could pay for school and be able to.
Men who were 14 and above that were loyal wore big gold earings.
The terraces helped out a lot because the Inca terriotry was covered with 2,471,053 of farmland.
Next to some terraces there were buildings next to the so they harvest the crops before they die.
It was great for irrigation.
They had lived on mountains so they built step like farms.
The roofs were often made by tacth from grass or reefs placed on wood or planks.
When they were building the city they didnt use any mortar.
They used stone for the city which worked out very well to deal with weather situation.
It was located in the Andes mountains what is now today southern Peru.
Fall of Inca
He was a Spanish conquistador also from the Spanish province extremdura.
He aslo went to the new world because he had heard a rumor that there was gold so if he went their he would become rich.
4 contributing facts
They were welled trained soldiers he brought with him.
Had a brilliant plan to defeat the Incas.
They had guns and horses.
He kidnapped him then told him to fill up one of the temples with gold and sliver to let go free but he didn't.
He died because he was setenced guilty and was excuted by being burned.
He was the emperor of the Incas.
In the 1500 it was one of the largest cities.
It was created in the center of a lake which means lots of FISH.
Connected to the mainland by Causeways(earthen bridges).
Easy to defend against enemies who try to attack them.
Full of beautiful buildings-pyramids ,ball courts, and houses.
The purpose of this place was the emporers vacation place to go to.
Machu Piccuh was built by Icas but with no mortar or any type of tools that would be useful for buliding but they used their bare hands and rocks as hammers.