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Aztecssandra34 A

  1. 1. The Aztecs By:Ismael,Cristian,Rosaria,Sandra
  2. 2. Political <ul><li>The leader is Montezuma II. </li></ul><ul><li>They owned large land. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1519, a Spanish expedition led by Hernan Cortez arrived in the Aztec empire,he was looking for gold. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Economic <ul><li>They were focus in trading and farming. </li></ul><ul><li>Some commoners were land owning farmers,fishermen,craft people, and soldiers. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Religion <ul><li>The religion was based on agricultural gods and believed in one thousand gods. </li></ul><ul><li>Their religion that central to the daily life's of all members of society. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Social <ul><li>The three main classes form Aztec society: the nobles ,the intermediate class and the commoners. </li></ul><ul><li>Men farmed their own or noble’s land,women cooked meals. </li></ul><ul><li>They produced feather headdresses,stone sculptures, and jewelry. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Intellectual <ul><li>Gold beads pottery and stone urns they studied movements of the sun,stars,and planets. </li></ul><ul><li>They build temples,and city walls. </li></ul><ul><li>They also used pictures and symbols as there writing system. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Area <ul><li>They lived in the northwest desert of Mexico. </li></ul><ul><li>When they first came to the land there wasn’t any major power in the region. </li></ul><ul><li>There was a war between the Aztecs and the Spaniards. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sources/bibliography <ul><li>World History Medieval and Early Modern times,By McDougal Littell, 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Political:http,//www.msn.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Economic:http,//www.msn. com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Religion: http , //www.msn.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Social:http,//www.msn.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual,http//www.msn.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Area:http,//www.msn.com/ </li></ul>

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