The Aztec`s made chocolate with chilli and vanillathey also made hot chocolate out of it as well.
Then one day the Spanish people came withsmall pox. Then the person with small poxdied then an Aztec came near and caught itthen spread it then all the Aztec`s died.
When the Spanish gave all the Aztec`s small poxthe Spanish took all there gold after that theybrought the chocolate back to Europe they putsugar in the chocolate.
What the Aztec`s ate(aMaize, a type of corn, was the Aztecs mainfood source. The Aztecs also ate tomatoes,avocados, atole type of porridge), tortillasmade from maize, and tamales, a kind ofenvelope made from steamed maize stuffedwith vegetables or meat.
The yearly round of rites and ceremonies inThe Aztecs/Mexicas were the native American the cities of Tenochtitlan and neighboringpeople who dominated northern Mexico at the Tetzcoco, and their symbolic art andtime of the Spanish conquest led by Hernan architecture, gave expression to an ancientCORTES in the early 16th century. According to awareness of the interdependence of naturetheir own legends, they originated from a and humanity.place called Aztlan, somewhere in north or The Aztecs remain the most extensivelynorthwest Mexico. At that time the Aztecs documented of all Amerindian civilizations at(who referred to themselves as the Mexica or the time of European contact in the 16thTenochca) were a small, nomadic, Nahuatl- century. Spanish friars, soldiers, and historiansspeaking aggregation of tribal peoples living on and scholars of Indian or mixed descent leftthe margins of civilized Mesoamerica. invaluable records of all aspects of life. TheseSometime in the 12th century they embarked ethnohistoric sources, linked to modernon a period of wandering and in the 13th archaeological inquiries and studies ofcentury settled in the central basin of México. ethnologists, linguists, historians, and artContinually dislodged by the small city-states historians, portray the formation andthat fought one another in shifting flourishing of a complex imperial state.alliances, the Aztecs finally found refuge onsmall islands in Lake Texcoco where, in1325, they founded the town ofTENOCHTITLAN (modern-day Mexico City). Theterm Aztec, originally associated with themigrant Mexica, is today a collectiveterm, applied to all the peoples linked bytrade, custom, religion, and language to these
When the Aztec`s were around the books were a lot different. They wrote differently andthere pictures in they books were a lot different.
Mexican archaeologists have uncovered thelargest number of skulls ever found in oneoffering at the most sacred temple of the Aztecempire dating back more than 500 years.The finding reveals new ways the pre-Colombian civilization used skulls in rituals atMexico Citys Templo Mayor, experts said.Thats where the most important Aztecceremonies took place between 1325 until theSpanish conquest in 1521.The 50 skulls were found at one sacrificialstone. Five were buried under the stone, andeach had holes on both sides - signaling theywere hung on a skull rack.Read more:
After the Mexicans (Aztecs) establishedthemselves on the island of Tenoch, they werenot able to build a temple worthy ofHUITZILOPOCHTLI. At the begining, because ofthe lack of rock, they built it with sticks andhay.Then in the times of CHIMALPOPOCA they hadaccess to rocks, but it was not until the reign ofTIZOC that the temple aquired that vision ofmagnificence that HUITZILOPOCHTLI paints, onthe bases that MOCTEZUMA protected. Finally,the next Great Speaker AHUIZOTL, finishes andinagurates the temple in the year of 1487
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