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Aztec legend states that their priests saw an eagle with a snake in its beak on an island in this lake.
a group of countries, city-states, or other entities who agree to work together, often to fight common enemies
place where the Aztecs gathered in the center of Tenochtitlan for religious rituals, feasts, and festivals
government officials, priests, and military leaders
the Aztec noble class consisted of these three groups
neglect home duties, have a poor temper, produce no children
Accepted reasons for an Aztec man to divorce a woman
to be priests, government officials, or military commanders
sons of nobles learned these three skills at their school
winged ants and an axolotl (lizardlike creature)
wealthy Aztecs might eat these two prized delicacies
a type of bark-paper book used by the Aztec to record historical, religious, governmental, and scientific knowledge
1.) the ruler; 2.) nobles consisting of government officials, priests, and military leaders; 3.) commoners; 4.) peasants; 5.) slaves
five Aztec classes in order from highest to lowest
that the people pay tribute to the Aztec emperor
What did the Aztecs demand of the people they conquered?
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