Civilizations of Meso-America. Aztecs, Mayans and Incas. Aztecs. Who were the Aztecs?. Civilization in the Valley of Mexico Ruled the region from 1100s to 1500s . Aztec Empire. Aztec Empire Arrived in the Valley of Mexico in 1148 Economy based on agriculture
Aztecs, Mayans and Incas
Aztec Rule Montezuma though Spanish explorer Cortez was a returning god.
Montezuma offered gifts of gold.
Excited by the riches, Hernan Cortes and an army to defeat the Aztecs in 1520
Pre-Classic(2600 B.C.E-250 B.C.E)
Classic (250 C.E-900 C.E)
Post-Classic period ( 1000-1600 C.E)
Southern Mexico: Yucatan peninsula, and modern Chapas, and Tabasco in Mexico
Along the coast of South America.
Modern Chile, Peru, parts of Argentina and Boliva
Andes Mountain Range
Common peopleInca Society