City of Tenochtitlan, the capital city of the Aztec Empire, built in central Mexico, on Lake Texcoco. It's market place in the center of the city handled more than people a day.
history map of Mexico and Central America
Spanish Conquistador fighting against an Aztec Eagle Warrior during the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire in 1521 by Angus McBride
Cuitláhuac, tlatoani of the Aztec Empire, brother of Moctezuma II.
Aztec chinampas of Central America an historical example of floating islands - aztec floating islandsas - Native american civilization
Objective: To examine the formation and expansion of the Aztec empire. Key Terms and People: - nomads - Hultzilopochtli - Lake Texcoco - Tenochtitlan - empire
Aztec Warriors are said to have often gone to war in order to expand the empire and to meet the needs they had to provide sacrifices for their beliefs.
The Aztec empire was destroyed only two years after the Spanish invasions.
The Fall of the Aztec Empire
In the early century, the Aztec Emperor Moctezuma II ruled from the city of Tenochitilan, situated in the location of present day Mexic.