Great Empire Vs Aztec Government

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• The government of the Aztecs was similar to a monarchy where a King or Emperor was the primarily ruler

• Aztecs called their ruler the Huey Tlatoani, which means the “Great Speaker" in Nahuatl • The Aztecs believed that the Huey Tlatoani was appointed by the gods and had the celestial right to rule, therefore he was the ultimate power in the land

• The Aztec Empire was made up of city states

• New Aztec Emperors were chosen by a group of elite or high ranking nobles
• Aztec economy was built on trade it was an accustomed procedure in the everyday life of an Aztec

• The Aztec economy was established on three things: trade, tribute and agricultural goods

• In ancient Aztec times the casual currency was bartering and
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