They created a powerful empire that stretched from Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean so they ruled large regions and established many flourishing cities. Another powerful empire was one that spread from the Valley regions to the Modern Guatemala area. The Aztecs were very unique in the fact that they lived on man-made islands and created floating gardens out on the water. Their location in Mexico really affected what they were able to accomplish in their tribes. Political (Leadership, citizenship, decision-making institutions)
Economics (Resources, production, needs, transportation, division of labor, technology, type of economy) With their hard working, the Aztec made a new system of doing their crops. It was called the chinampas. Chinampas is when they used small, rectangular as their way of fertile land. Social Order (customs, education, family life, class and caste, leisure activities, decision-making, gender roles) All the classes had limited women’s roles. The pyramid went from nobles, artisans, commoners and slaves.
They worked everyday to maintain crops that grew "as far as the eye can see". In doing so, the Aztecs created the chinampas to reduce the amount of physical labor needed to maintain their crops. This technological advance created more room to govern and grow the Aztec Empire. The growing Aztec Empire shaped the world and ended up transforming how people
After he got his patent, him and Miller later started a company manufacturing the cotton gin. In conclusion, I think that the cotton gin was an amazing invention and helped revolutionize the agricultural and crop industry. They were way helpful and even the slaves liked them. They could have used some more thought or had more improvements done to them to make them better but they were great for what they were and when they were made. If I was around during this time, this machine is what I would invest my money into.
The advancement of civilization initiated in Mesopotamia as higher levels of development matured through added civilizations in agriculture, cities, government hierarchy, writing, and building. Agriculture was the base of life that created food surpluses, free time to build, time to learn, and time to develop new ideas. In the settling of nomads brought cities that fashioned together to proliferate in population, and with those numbers contribute to the community. Arising from equalitarian hunting and gathering societies, civilizations created hierarchical governments in order to deal with the complexities of food surpluses, ownership, complex societies, and religion. Writing gave way to a higher class of education that only those superior to others received in order to preserve knowledge; communication, on the other hand, was available to most lower and middle class.
Houses of the noble class were bigger, and, as mentioned, were more lavishly decorated.A big part of entertainment for the Aztecs was the Aztec ball game. Special occasions and the players were celebrities.There were also various classes of common people.There were farmers, who were very efficient.There were merchants, who would travel and trade.These people had a fair amount of freedom to be independent and wear stylish clothes.There were artisans of different kinds. Every type of job needed to run a society that you can imagine. Aztec life was permeated by religion. The cycles of the calendar and rituals associated with it to keep nature in balance and to please the gods were a big part of Aztec culture for more see on Aztec
After suffering a drought for many years, the settlers in the middle east found a way how to survive in this environment. They began by harvesting and gathering cereal plants like barley and wheat, these plant would grow in abundance and could be stored, the accessibility to these cereal plants would have a profound impact in our history. They would farm barley and wheat close to their villages and make them settle in villages, barley and wheat is very nutritionist and gave the village the nutrition they needed. These innovative farmers were changing the nature of the crops without realizing it selecting the most profitable seeds of barley and wheat to plant, controlling nature and changing the crops by domestication. Now scientist selects fruits genes to modify them to be ever more useful to humans.
The Aztecs were a world class society, located in what is now present day Mexico City according to Document A, and in the time period of 1100 CE according to the background essay. Two things the Aztec were well known for were agriculture and human sacriﬁce. However, historians should emphasize the role of agriculture in the Aztec civilization. Historians should emphasize Aztec agriculture because of how complex it made the Aztec. According to Document D, the Aztec built artiﬁcial islands to farm crops on.
This readied him for scientific breakthroughs and gave him the knowledge to teach others. With his great interest in plants and his college education, George Washington Carver was prepared to do what he wanted. Accomplishments Due to his motivation and his preparation George Washington Carver accomplished many things while he was alive. As reported by the biography, “George Washington Carver,” he was able to create 60 products from the pecan, 100 products from the sweet potato, and over 145 from peanuts (“George Washington Carver,”1998). After discovering new uses for these plants, Carver insisted that they become new cash crops to replace cotton.