The Aztec worshiped Gods represented natural forces that were vital to their agricultural economy. (1). Although Aztec society had strict classes, a person’s status could change based on his or her contribution to society. The society was divided into different classes like for example the leader, the nobility, local rulers, military, priestly, artisans, and commoners. The ancient Maya, a diverse group of indigenous people who lived in parts of present-day Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, had one of the most sophisticated and complex civilizations in the Western Hemisphere.
2) Stated in document 2, the Aztecs centered there cites around an eagle perched on a cactus. 3) Shown in document 3, the Aztec king wanted the Aztecs to appear strong in the view of other eyes, so they burned documents that would tarnish that reputation. III. Support Paragraph #2: Economy A) Aztecs were well organized and creative with their foods and goods. B) Three supporting details and document numbers 1) As shown in document 10, the Aztecs had a steady flow of goods from conquered city/states.
The Aztecs believed it was the birthplace of their gods and it became known as a sacred site called, “Place of The Gods.” In 1519, Tenochtitlan, the capital city was said to have over 300, 000 residents, which was five times the size of London! (Document 4) The pyramid shaped temples the Aztecs built are amazing structures that symbolize this civilization’s greatness and they are still major tourist attractions today. Besides temples, the Aztec government liked to wage war. The Aztec warriors had a reputation of being fierce fighters. Document 1 shows the lands that were acquired by force.
The rectangular temple, like the Parthenon, is the most well-known form of Greek public architecture. They used “post and lintel” type construction, which is composed of vertical and horizontal beams. The vertical members are called posts and the horizontal members are called lintels. Greek architecture uses three orders the Doric, Ionic and the Corinthian orders. The three orders of columns used so deliberately on different temples and structures depending on who the temple was being built for.
03.03 Olmec: This an Olmec colossal head created by the Olmec. This head is located in san Lorenzo, which is the oldest Olmec settlement. All Olmec heads portray mature men with fleshy cheeks, flat noses, and slightly crossed eyes; their physical characteristics correspond to a type that is still common among the inhabitants of Tabasco and Veracruz. It is also believed that the Olmec head represented a priest and was used for worship La Venta Tobasco is the home to this Olmec tomb. These basalt columns were transported many miles for two reasons, to make fences around sacred areas, and also to be used in making buildings.
How far does the site of sandal castle and other soyrces helpyou to undersatnd the way in which castles changed and developed over time? Castels were origanly built in Britan for a number of purposes;wealthy familys such as king and queens, fighting the civil wars and defence from the french. The castels could be used as a base for defence or living areas. In 1138-1160 all castels were mainly wooden motte and bailey castels. Then in 1240-1300 the keep/curtian wall/barbican/privy chamber/great hall were built (all stone construction).
As one can see, more than half of their class structureswere the same Religion was an important part of life for the Maya, Aztec, and Inca. A distinctsimilarity was in which god was the most important. Both the Aztec and the Inca believed that the Sun God was the most important god. Although there was no clear god that was the most important in the Mayan society, as the primary gods wereforces or objects in nature that affected their daily lives, it can be assumed that theSun God was very important to the Mayans. In all three civilizations, priestsconducted rituals.
Following this I will present of each of the features of culture and provide examples from Blankenship’s account to show these features are found in the culture of Canar. Canar is found in the Southern highlands of Ecuador. It was formed sometime during the sixteenth century. For three thousand years the land belonged to the Canari people. They were a powerful tribe, with a strong development in gold and silver metalworking, weaving, agriculture and ceramics production.
“Stonehenge Decoded” Stonehenge Decoded examines British archaeologist Mike Parker Pearson’s theory about Stonehenge. His theory suggests that the stone circle was at the center of one of the largest prehistoric religious sites in the world. Pearson and his team uncover the first evidence of a 4,500 year-old lost settlement with at least 300 houses. It is the largest Stone Age settlement ever found in Northern Europe. At its center lie the remains of a near replica of Stonehenge built of wood.
In the Americas they had a strong political organization and culture. The Inca and the Aztec had one ruler who was in charge of the whole empire. The people of the empire were forced to pay tribute in the form of labor. The leader used this to help enforce his power. This power was based off of military conquests that were used to capture neighboring lands.