The Aztecs: What Was It Like In The Middle Ages

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So what was it like in the middle ages for the Aztecs? In 1325, the Aztecs settled on a lake called Lake Texcoco. They called this city Tenochtitlan. How did they survive on a swampy lake? They built chinampas and connected the chinampas with causeways. Life was peaceful and calm. Kids got an education and rules weren’t that strict. Except in 1452, the city became flooded and food was limited for a while. And in 1519, a spanish conquistador came to Tenochtitlan. The Aztecs welcomed him because they thought he was a god. After a while, Hernan Cortes and his men took over Tenochtitlan and spread a disease called smallpox.
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