Engineering an Empire - The Aztecs - video dailymotion.
The Aztec’s created, Chinampas (floating gardens) throughout their city of Tenochtitlan. This was the only way the Aztec’s were able to farm, since their city was built over top of a marshy lake. This innovation provided the Aztec’s with a way of farming in a difficult area as well as a self-irrigation system for their crops year around.
Music, Song and Dance among the Aztecs - a short introduction This introduction to the world of Aztec music, dance and song was kindly written specially for us by Dr. Arnd Adje Both, archaeologist and ethnomusicologist and possibly the world’s leading expert alive today on the study of pre-Hispanic Mexican music; we’re proud to have him on our Panel of Experts.
Influences on society. The Aztecs influenced todays life greatly. Aztec customs are still used in todays modern life. The Aztec were very independent, they all had jobs or went to school. The Aztec were the first society that required education for all its children, without regard of gender or social status. Which showed the modern world we are all equal. Other ways the influenced todays world.
The Aztec Empire was located in what is now called central Mexico and was the last of the great Mesoamerica native civilizations to be overthrown. The Aztec Empire was overthrown in 1521 when Hernan Cortes, the Spanish conquistador, defeated the Aztecs at Tenochtitlan.
Aztec Inventions and Achievements (A Few) The ancient Aztecs had to be problem solvers and inventors to meet the needs of a growing empire. One of the most amazing of the Aztec's inventions was how they dealt with the water needs of the great city of Tenochtitlan. Even though the city was built on an island in the middle of Lake Texcoco, the salty lake water was not good for drinking. The.
One of the oldest structures ever built, the Cairn of Barnenez was constructed around 4800 BC. Located in northern France, it used roughly 14,000 tons of stone and contains 11 chambers.
The Aztec empire was one of the first to require mandatory education for its children. It began as a form of homeschooling, and, at 12 years of age, boys and girls left home to attend formal schools. It began as a form of homeschooling, and, at 12 years of age, boys and girls left home to attend formal schools.