The aztecs and the mayans

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The aztecs and the mayans

  1. 1. THE AZTECS AND THEMAYANS
  2. 2. LIVED INSOUTHERNMEXICOANDNORTHERNGUATEMALA INCENTRALAMERICAFROMABOUT
  3. 3. THE MIDDLEOF THEIRCITIES, WHERE THEEMPERORWOULDLIVE. THESETEMPLESWERE ALSOBUILT TOHONOURTHE MANY
  4. 4. THETEMPLERUNDESIGNWASACTUALLYINSPIREDBY THEMAYANTEMPLES.
  5. 5. THE MAYANS ANDCACAO
  6. 6. THE MAYANSUSED CACAOAS ACURRENCY
  7. 7. One small rabbit 1 beanOne Turkey Egg 3 beansA Large Tomato 2 beansA Bunch of Bananas 1 beanOne Turkey 4 beansA newly picked avocado 5 beansFive Chillis 30 beansSome pine bark(firewood) 100 beans
  8. 8. THERE ISEVENRECORDSOFCOUNTERFEIT BEANSBEINGMADE OUTOF CLAYTO PASSASSCURRENCY
  9. 9. Only the richest people made theircacao beans into a drink. Why doyou think this was?
  10. 10. In the 12thcentury theAztecs wentto war andtook over theMaya tribes.
  11. 11. THE AZTECS BUILT ASUPERCITY CALLEDTECHNOCTITLAN
  12. 12. ONLY PROBLEM WAS…
  13. 13. NO CACAO TREES
  14. 14. THEY HAD TO HAVE IT BROUGHTUP FROM THE FORESTS. THEEMPERORS ALWAYS MADESURE TO KEEP A BIG STORE OFCACAO
  15. 15. SOME EMPERORS EVENSMOKED CACAO
  16. 16. WHEN COLUMBUS CAMELOOKING FOR GOLD HEALMOST DISCOVEREDCACAO, BUT IN HISDESPERATION FOR GOLD HEIGNORED IT.
  17. 17. FERDINAND COLUMBUS; CHRISTOPHER’S SONWROTE THIS IN HIS DIARY…They were taking over a boat when somebody spilledsome cacao, and the natives ran for the beans“as if an eye had fallenfrom their heads”Because they were so wrapped up in looking forGold Columbus and his son completelyoverlooked the importance of the Cacao Bean

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