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1 The Awesome Amazing Aztecs By: Marc, Brittany, Jessica, and Josh

2 Table of Contents Location Government Religion Agriculture Cultural & Scientific Contributions Bibliography

3 Location The Aztecs relative location was in the Valley of Mexico The Aztecs modern-day country is Mexico

4 Government The form of government they had clans of families with strict class structures The leader is the Tlatoani or “The Great Speaker” and higher up is a king

5 Religion Some of the Aztec gods are the rain god (Tloloc) the wind god (Quetca) and the hummingbird god They believed in human sacrifice and building pyramids. Add button to move to the previous page. Add button to return to Table of Contents. Add button to move to the next page.

6 Agriculture Some crops are maize, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, avocados, beans, herbs, peanuts, squash, peppers, fruits, chocolate, and flowers Some Domesticated animals are dogs, turkey, ducks, quails, and geese They also grew crops in chinampas, and at celebrations people drank beer

7 Cultural & Scientific Contributions Some cultural contributions are sculptures and paintings Some scientific contributions are herbal and spiritual healing and medicine

8 Bibliography Wood, Tim The Aztecs. New York: Viking, 1992 “Empires Past: Aztecs: Farming and Agriculture” Microsoft. 4 Apr Olver, Lynne. “Aztec, Maya, & Inca food and recipes.” 26 Jan “Aztec Empire” 8 May Apr “The Aztecs of Mexico” 8 May Apr Dr. Antonio Rafael de la Cova “Latin American Studies” 15 Dec Apr Aztecs Location. 6 Apr Aztec Government. 7 Apr cs%20/Aztec%20government


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