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.

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

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

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

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

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About Aztec History

About Aztec History

On This Day In History: Aztec Calendar Stone Rediscovered – On Dec 17, 1790

On This Day In History: Aztec Calendar Stone Rediscovered – On Dec 17, 1790

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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.

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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Five major cities of the Aztec Empire were Tenochtitlan, Tuxpan, Huaxyacac, Tehuantepec, and Coatzoalcos.

Five major cities of the Aztec Empire were Tenochtitlan, Tuxpan, Huaxyacac, Tehuantepec, and Coatzoalcos.

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Hands-on Aztec History - including the Aztec calendar, maths, art and science

Hands-on Aztec History - including the Aztec calendar, maths, art and science

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Map of Tenochtitlan circa 1524 (encircled by floating gardens)- click on the map to read about the city's history

Map of Tenochtitlan circa 1524 (encircled by floating gardens)- click on the map to read about the city's history

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