The Aztecs would also “demand tribute from conquered territory,” as stated in Document 10. The Aztecs had high expectations in family life, warfare, and the treatment of those who they conquered. An additional document needed is the point of view of a ruler whose land was conquered by the Aztecs, so that we know the expectancies that the Aztecs had of them. The Aztecs were highly religious and took traditions very seriously (Documents 2, 5, 6, and 7). Their belief of their sun god, Huitzilopochtli, was no joking matter.
Yes, that was the capital. That is why we see so many remnants of Inca culture in Cusco. * Social Classes of the Incan Empire There were four Inca classes: 1. Inca- Sapa Inca 2. Royalty - Son of the Sapa Inca - The Auqyi Wife of Spa Inca - The Coya First generations of royal relatives 3.
(Textbook) religious balance of power for decades as Protestants fought Catholics seesawed.After Ireland joined the religious war, the English explorers set out to establish colonies in the New World. These colonies reaching religious freedom was their last hope. The similarities between the Spanish and English explorers was their relationship with the Native Americans. Spanish is brutal, and find treasure and the country and the people were obsessed by the idea of winning their habitat. Most of the men, the club 160000 Spaniards subjugated millions of Indians.The biggest problem was the Spaniards their thirst for gold and treasure.An Aztec "he mightily for gold; thirsted that can be quoted in saying they stuffed themselves with it, they are hungry for
Aztec society was extremely hierarchal. The main groups were the nobility the peasants/artisans, the merchants and the slaves. All the males in the Aztec society could be warriors and on from their they can become wealthy. Nobility always stayed in the families and the sons got more training because theyre parents hired people to make them better warriors. The pesants stayed in little groups around each other.
Around 1300 B.C.E., the Andes mountain range contained a civilization the Incas. The Inca incorporated elements and aspects of past Andean civilizations to create and mold themselves. The Inca civilization included a very intelligent and thoughtful group of various cultures. The Inca were a very successful group of people, which was the result of a strong government which rivaled many other governments that came after it. Keeping watch over the Inca was a powerful leader Pachacuti who controlled his civilization with a use of various techniques.
It defined what Mexico was as a society.r Poverty persisted among the vast majority of the population. Mexico’s social structure had a direct effect from the wars. In the late 1820’s the New Government issued a decree expelling all Spaniards from Mexico, which deprived Mexico economy of an important source of capital. The central foundation of economic activity in Colonial Latin America was Indian labor. Wars, diseases, and the acquisition of status led to the mixing of races.
Due to smallpox and the invasion of Cortes and his army, the Aztecs were wiped out, so they weren’t given a chance to resist the Spanish empire and regain independence as a separate empire. In order for Cortes to justify his invasive actions, he reasoned that by the end of his conquest he’d acquire lots of riches which would ensure some position of power for himself in the future. Additionally, the Spanish empire would most likely thrive with the ability to trade much of their earned riches for trade that the advanced civilizations, especially China, had to offer. Because he conquered Mexico, today most/all of Mexico follows Christianity and speaks Spanish and embraces a vast majority of Spanish
But they did take the human sacrificing to an exaggerated level.Those who fought and hunted with great skill and the most handsomes were considered the best to be sacrificed. This for them was considered a great honor. Thousands of people including children were sacrificed each year due to the aztecs rituals. But there was non-fatal rituals. Such as burning of blood soaked paper, animal rituals such as deer, butterflies and snakes were given to sacrifice.Foods were also given to the gods even preouse objects were willing given to the gods, such as rare metals, Jades, and shells to be ritually buried.
The heavens were divided into thirtheen ascending layers, and the underworld nine descending layers. The temple in Tenochtitlán was also the place where the forces of heaven and earth intersected. Therefore, there was a big concern in the Aztec religion that had to do with fear of the nature, and a fear of the end of the world. Aztec food was a rich combination of many foods that was cultivated in the Aztec’s land. The Aztec diet consisted of maize, beans, squash, chillies, tomatoes, limes, cashews, potatoes, sweet potatoes, peanuts, and cocoa beans.
Hammurbi ruled this time because God called him to create a code of laws for the people to follow. As for the Axial or Higher Religions the social structure in this society was highly stratified absolute monarchies and in between empires. Religion became something greater making society become more powerful. The different groups had a religion which affected their social structure; each having their own face of God. The Paleolithic Hunters and