Aztec Empire

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Aztec Empire
1 Origin
1.1 The Aztec Empire was based in Tenochtitlan. The Aztecs grew bigger and extended through many parts of Mesoamerica. The Aztecs come from the North and West. ( Aztlan )
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2 Moctezuma II was an Aztec Ruler during the Conquest of Mexico. Moctezuma Expanded the Aztec Territory, and had given many gifts to the spanish. He tryied becoming friends of the Spanish.
2.1 Eagle and Cactus
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2.1.2 The Aztec gods Huitzilopochtli, had told the Aztecs that when they saw an eagle in a cactus eating a snake they would have find the promised land and there they would settle.
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3 Huitzilopochtli was a god of the Mexicas or Aztecs. He told the Aztecs where they would find their promised land to settle. The Aztecs cared about keeping him happy and always payed him tribute, sacrifices, etc.
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3.2 Huitzilopochtli
4 Chapultepec
4.1 Chapultepec was one of the places where the Aztecs settled for many years. They learned some agriculture and lived calm.
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5 Tributes to the Mexicas
5.1 The Aztecs received tribute from 371 Villages they conquered, they received food, money, and dressings as their tribute.
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6 Tenochtitlan
6.1 Tenochtitlan was the place where they found the eagle on the cactus and settled there, the first thing they did was build a temple for the god Huitzilopchtli.
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