They controlled more than ten million people. But in 1519 it all changed when hernan cortes, a spanish conquistador, and 500 others came to tenochtitlan. The conquistadors took over and many sources of aztec history were destroyed. Luckily we few sources survived, enough to answer these questions But who were the aztec people?
Ancient Mesopotamia lived centuries ago in modern day Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Kuwait, and Iran. According to the article They lived from about 5,000 BCE to 3,500 BCE.They lived in a very marshy area meaning plants grew faster and were stronger. Since they lived near two rivers (Mesopotamia means land between two rivers) this means they could have easy access to watering their crops. According to the article Mesopotamia invented many things here are a few of them, chariots, writing, mathematics, plows, the wheel, and the sailboat.
The Aztec Civilization dates back from 1427 all the way to 1521, about 94 years. The Aztecs were a very great, imaginative and they invented many new technologies and activities. There were activities that the Aztec nation did and they also have a very rich and captivating history that still impresses people around the world until this day. The Aztecs culture was filled with inspiration and refinement. Firstly they made very interesting art, poetry and architecture.
Native Americans were the first people who discover America. They were the first people to develop a society that was functional in the new world. Sadly they were killed by the settlers of Europe. The misunderstanding from the Europeans cause many Native Americans to die from diseases, war, and racism. I was taught that there was a genocide of millions of Native Americans lives.
The Aztec Empire was a society that existed between the fourteenth and the sixteenth century A.D. the Aztec civilisation was highly advanced for their time, There are many ways in which the Aztecs proved their advancement in their society; this included excelling in a number of fields such as their architecture, health and sanitation, engineering and agriculture. In 1325 the Aztecs began to construct the basic foundations of their city, which was located in the centre of lake Texcoco, the Aztecs named it Tenochtitlan. Aztec Engineering proves the advancement of their society, through their way of constructing buildings and transportation. Some examples of their advancements include the foundation of Tenochtitlan that created a secure and flat surface to establish their city, the Aztecs achieved this by manually driving wooden pylons into the lake to serve as the support for the Earth, this allowed them to built their city and granted them the option to expand their land if required.
There was no war that ever did the same amount of slain. Because of the day and age it is hard for historians to make reliable and reasonable population figures, but it is almost sure that between a quarter and a third of the European population died because of the Black Death (20 million people more or less). One example is Paris where because of this plague about half of the population died (“Man and Disease: The Black Death”). The Black Death also had a really big impact to the people that did not die. Flagellants were born, the flagellants were professional self-tortures would whip themselves for a fee to bring God's favor hoping to stop the plague.
Mexico and Central America are both frequently visited places by tourist due to the rich diversity and history. A group of indigenous people who lived in areas of present day parts of Mexico and Central America had one of the most complex and sophisticated civilizations in what was called "Mesoamerica." The Mayan Civilization was one of the most dominate societies of now Mexico and Central America. The Mayan civilization excelled in many remarkable scientific achievements that amaze scholars today. The Mayans are very known for their achievements in mathematics, astrology, agriculture, and even engineering.
They did everything from devising the modern day calendar to create plumbing. It is no wonder that Chichen Itza and Palenque are the most famous tourist destinations of Mexico today. If the Mayan were never driven away by the Spanish, they would have been able to accomplish a lot more and possibly would have become a major center for technology similar to Silicon Valley
Between 1517 and 1519, the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan had an earthquake. Lake Texcoco had flooded the capital city.. After some brief and violent contact in 1517, a Spanish force under Hernan Cortes arrived in 1519 to completely subjugate the Aztecs. After war and disease swept the empire, it fell in 1521.The Incas were a well civilized race,.
While many worldviews exist, The fall of the Aztec empire was unavoidable. The Aztec’s were a group of people who were very religious and lived in Mexico for hundreds of years but one day a group of Spanish people arrived and executed all of the Aztec people. Many of them died from diseases the spanish brought with them like small pox. The others were killed by the spanish and some were taken to spain as slaves. This was led by an explorer named Hernan Cortes.
Aztec civilization dates back to the Teotihuacan (AD 200-700) after the rise and fall of the previous empires Aztecs settled in Tenochtitlan the capital of the great empire. The Ancient Aztec’s Empire great civilization did not miss a beat when it came to ruling an empire. The Aztecs were a very advanced civilization they had built an amazing city on an island in the middle of a lake, they built beautiful temples, the chinampas and their aqueducts. They had a farming system that fed the growing population and had some overstock for whenever they would have shortages. The growing population meant they needed more land and they were very resourceful by using the mountain sides and building terraces that assisted in the irrigation and nutrition to their crops.
"Genocide" the intention to destroy or murder a group of people because of their race, religion or political and/or ethical status. It is one of the most cruel crimes that can be comitted by any type of government. In this paper I am going to examine the historic genocide in Darfur, a region in Sudan, Africa that has been happening since the Spring of 2003. Not much attention or effort has been brought to the media about the crisis. It all began when Sudan’s very own government ordered and armed an Arab militia to attack certain ethnic groups.
(Pg. 98). Alexander planed on conquering the world, but there were some countries like India and Bactria that was not willing to let him take over their country. Alexander did not give up on conquering Bactria, he gained the trust of the natives
Montazuma the second was possibly one of the most important people in the entire history of The Aztec history. This is because he was the king/emperor when the Spanish concurs concurred the Aztec empire. He was born in 1466 and died in 29 of June 1520. According to one of the sources I used Montazuma was killed by the citizens of Tenochtitlan using rocks and spears because Cortez and his men forced Montazuma to admit defeat to his people. Letting the Spanish in to Tenochtitlan and showing weeknes was a horrible decision because the Spanish concurs saw this and used it against him.