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Andrea Vazquez Questions and Answers
|1. What will we read about in this section?
|1. In this section you will read about the Aztec society.
|2. What was the relationship with Mayan, Incas and Aztecs?
|2.Like the Incas and the Mayan, the Aztecs were very similar.
|3. What main classes were the Aztecs divided in?
|3.They were divided into 2 main classes, nobles and Commoners.
|4. How did the Aztecs live?
|4.Extended families lived in adjoined houses around a centeral courtyard.
|5. How was slavery back then?
|5.Slaves were a the lowest level of society, they worked for noble families.
|6.How was education different back then?
|6. Boys received intensive military training, Girls learned the arts of homemaking.
|7.Where did kids work when they grew up?
|7. Men tended the fields, while Women worked at home.
|8.Where did commoners work?
|8.Not all commoners were farmers, some worked as artisans.
|9.What else did men do?
|9.Men were trained as warriors.
|10.How was the king created?
|10.The king was created by a strong state led by a the Aztecs
|11.Who else helped the king?
|11.A group of five royal advisors helped the king run the government.
|12.What other jobs were there?
|12.They included the ruling councels, judges, clerks, tax collectors.
|13.How was the relationship with the government and the ruler?
|13.The Aztec government was based on a strong ruler.
|14.What was tribute in the Aztec world?
|14.In the Aztec rule tribute was essential.
|15.How was religiouse belifes back then?
|15.Tribute was also flowed to the Aztec priests and temples.
|16.What was their relationship with religion?
|16.They belived that the gods gave them life and controlled everything on Earth.
|17.Who was the most important god?
|17.The most important Aztec god was Huitzilopochtli.
|18.How was their relationship with ritual sacrifices?
|18.The Aztecs did not do ritual sacrifices like Mayas.
|19.What was their relationship with human sacrifices?
|19.Human sacrifices was also a form of political control.