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19th century Aztec couple. The last of the great MesoAmerican cultures were the Aztec, they were a Nahuatl-speaking people, who in the 15th and early 16th centuries, ruled a large empire in what is now central and southern Mexico. The Aztec are so-called from the word Aztlán.

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History for Kids: Aztecs, Maya, and Inca. Repinned by Elizabeth VanBuskirk on "Teaching about the Incas." A good way to visualize the difference between Inca (South America), Maya (Central America) and Aztec (Mexico).

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The Mayans and Aztecs are famous for inventing Hot Chocolate or Xocolatl as it was called in ancient Aztec (guess where it got it's name?) They made it by

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The Aztec /ˈæztɛk/[1] people were certain ethnic groups of central Mexico, particularly those groups who spoke the Nahuatl language and who dominated large parts of Mesoamerica from the 14th to 16th centuries.

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Ask History: What Happened to the Aztecs? | History - YouTube CC Cycle 1, Week 17

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Teotihuacan’s culture and history are still largely mysterious. The civilization left massive ruins, but no trace has yet been found of a writing system and very little is known for sure about its inhabitants, who were succeeded first by the Toltecs and then by the Aztecs.

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Important information to know and pass on to our children. So they can know their heritage and understand it.

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