The Aztecs

The Aztecs

The grand city of Tenochtitlan.

The grand city of Tenochtitlan. (Diego Rivera, Palacio Nacional, Mexico City)

The Aztecs had a great empire that spread across Mexico. They built schools and also had pyramid temples similar to the Mayans. They practiced human sacrifice.

The capital city of the Aztec empire was Tenochtitlan and featured beautiful buildings made of gold and floating gardens.


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