The Aztecs: Tenochtitlan

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The Aztecs lived from the 14th to the 16th centuries in Tenochtitlan now known as Mexico City. The legend states that in the 1323 the Aztecs saw a vision of an eagle perched atop a cactus eating a snake. That was a sign to make that land their land and so they did and named it Tenochtitlan. The children had to attend school even slave children. The education taught them warfare,history,religion,citizenship and work skills. For girls it mostly focused on marriage. The priests were the only ones permitted to write. They had two calendars one for time and the other one for religious festivals. The Aztecs worshipped many gods and goddesses. The Aztecs would bury their dad under their houses
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