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Aztec Schooling Girls and boys were in separate schools. Their education was basically a training for marriage, although noble girls spent a year at twelve (12) or thirteen (13) helping in the temple, and some became professional priestesses.
Aztec farming/hunting The Aztecs planted corn, tomatoes, chili peppers, and squash. The Aztecs didnt use plows or wheel driven vehicles at all.
Aztec Daily Life They lived in mud-brick houses near the Chinampas- strips of land they had reclaimed from the swamps. * They wove rafts out of branches, piled reeds on top of these and covered them with mud from the bottom of the lake.
Art from the Great Temple Teocalli means Great Temple The image in the bottom right is the flag bearers. On the top right is a clay urn showing Tezcatlipoca holding a pair of darts in one hand and a spear- thrower, or atlatl in his other.
Early Aztec History 700 years ago the Aztecs left North West Mexico. They settled in a swampy island in the middle of lake Texaco. There city was called Tenochtitlan.
The Aztecs God The Aztecs God was Tezcatlipoca. Tezcatlipoca was the great bear constellation Sometimes drawings showed with his mirror on his chest. He was protector of slaves, he severely punished masters who ill-treated his beloved children.
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