Compare And Contrast The Inca And The Aztec

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he Inca and the Aztec were great empires in the early Americas. The Inca reigned from 1438 to 1533 CE in what is now Colombia all the way to Chile, the Aztec reigned from 1428 to 1521 CE in today’s southern Mexico.(1) These great civilizations are relatively close to each other and have many things in common. The Inca and the Aztec can be considered sister civilizations of the early Americas.
Religion was a major part in both the Aztec and Inca society. Both practiced polytheism and had rituals that included sacrifice. In the Aztec community they built major pyramid shaped temples. The priests of the Aztec religion went to pray,worship,and make offerings to the gods in these temples.(2) The Aztec King was both a political and religious leader.

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