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The most important jobs in the ancient Aztec empire were noble, priest and warrior, but there were a wide range of other jobs, including farmer, merchant and craftsman. Most young Aztec men became either warriors or farm... More »

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The Aztecs developed a number of innovations that helped them survive and allowed their culture to thrive, including floating gardens to grow food, mandatory education for children, a game similar to soccer, herbal medic... More »

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Lifelike realism and representation of status are characteristics of ancient Aztec warrior drawings. The Aztecs used art as a way to communicate and for religious ceremony. Drawings were realistically depicted showing wa... More »

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In the Aztec empire, much of the governmental power was held by city councils, with the empire being ruled by the largest of the city councils in Tenochtitlan. The city councils were comprised of members of the calpulli,... More »

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The Aztec Empire was located in what is now called central Mexico and was the last of the great Mesoamerica native civilizations to be overthrown. The Aztec Empire was overthrown in 1521 when Hernan Cortes, the Spanish c... More »

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The fall of the Aztec Empire came about due to the Spanish conquest of Central America. After some brief and violent contact in 1517, a Spanish force under Hernan Cortes arrived in 1519 to completely subjugate the Aztecs... More »

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Lifelike realism and representation of status are characteristics of ancient Aztec warrior drawings. The Aztecs used art as a way to communicate and for religious ceremony. Drawings were realistically depicted showing wa... More »

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