Aztec project social studies
It was built along a series of islets in the Lake Texcoco area.
Every Altepetl was ruled by a supreme leader known as a "tlatoan".
The tlatoan of the capital city state Tenochtitlan was the emperor of the entire Aztec empire.
Human sacrifice was a part of a large number of religious festivals which were held to a pattern of the Aztec calendar.
Technology and Contributions
- They didn't have iron or bronze to make tools.
- They had no metal tools. Many tools were made of obsidian and chert.
Decline of the Civilization
Ahuitzol ruled from 1486-1502, he was followed by Montezuma II who ruled until the spanish took over in 1521.
Sites to see
- richly decorated temples and palaces
- ritual ball courts
- gruesome sacrificing sites