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1 Aztec Describe their culture and religion? Men’s and women’s role? Shirley Lin

2 Religion The bloodiest culture in history: human sacrifices The bloodiest culture in history: human sacrifices

3 Religion Reason: keep their gods happy Reason: keep their gods happy How? most of the people they sacrificed were captured from neighboring tribes - > No one wanted the Aztecs as neighbors. How? most of the people they sacrificed were captured from neighboring tribes - > No one wanted the Aztecs as neighbors.

4 Religion Hundreds of gods and goddesses. Hundreds of gods and goddesses. very important very important Control everything. Control everything.

5 Religion God of Night and all things. God of Night and all things.

6 Culture Classes: common people, slaves. Classes: common people, slaves. Arts: poetry and songs Arts: poetry and songs Death: cremated or buried. Death: cremated or buried.

7 Culture Rich Rich Clothes and fans made with feathers. Clothes and fans made with feathers. Houses: stone Houses: stone studied law, writing, medicine, building. studied law, writing, medicine, building.

8 Family life Women: married at about 16. Women: married at about 16. Man: married at about 20. Man: married at about 20. In school: In school: -> boys: arts and crafts -> girls: learnt how to cook, sew, take care of children to raise a family.

9 Sources e.html e.html e.html e.html

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