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Tenochtitlan. By Sabarna Das. Tenochtitlan. 1325-1521 Capital of Aztec Empire Present day Mexico City Government: Monarchy Language: Nahuatl 200,000 inhabitants. Geography. Shallow part of Lake Texcoco Connected to mainland by causeways Lake Texcoco was endorheic basin lake

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tenochtitlan

Tenochtitlan

By Sabarna Das

tenochtitlan1
Tenochtitlan
  • 1325-1521
  • Capital of Aztec Empire
  • Present day Mexico City
  • Government: Monarchy
  • Language: Nahuatl
  • 200,000 inhabitants
geography
Geography
  • Shallow part of Lake Texcoco
  • Connected to mainland by causeways
  • Lake Texcoco was endorheic basin lake
  • Levee kept the waters separated
planning of the city
Planning of the city
  • 4 parts with 20 districts each
  • 3 main streets leading to three causeways
  • Each district had channels with bridges
  • Each district had a marketplace
  • Public building, temples and school in the center
templo mayor
Templo Mayor
  • Temple in Tenochtitlan
  • Architectural style: late postclassic period of Mesoamerica
  • Temple for Huitzilopochtli and Tlaloc
  • Built in 1325 and rebuilt 6 time
palace of moctezuma ii
Palace of Moctezuma II
  • Five buildings, near the National Palace
  • 2 zoos for hunting and watching
  • Botanical garden with a huge variety
  • Aquarium containing fish and aquatic birds.
  • It also included a dark room where Montezuma meditated.
agriculture
Agriculture
  • Artificial islands called Chinampas
  • Reed mats covered with mud on water
  • Fenced with mud, silt and rotten vegetables
  • Lots of healthy vegetables
class structure
Class Structure
  • Five main social classes
  • Ruler considered semi divine
  • Ruler decided the officials
  • Highest ranking commoners: pochteca
family life
Family Life
  • Men had higher class than women
  • Married woman could own property and sell goods.
  • Some older women also practiced a profession
  • Commoners: both had to take of their children
  • Women did creative jobs
recreation
Recreation
  • Played patolli
  • Everyone can play
  • Also played tlachtli like mayans
  • Nobles most likely to play
decline of tenochtitlan
Decline of Tenochtitlan
  • 1521: Seige of Tenochtitlan
  • Last battle before the decline
  • Led by Spanish conquistadorHernán Cortés
bibliography
Bibliography
  • "Tenochtitlan." n.d. Wikipedia. Date accessed: 15 Mar. 2012. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenochtitlan
  • "Salem Press." Object Moved. Salem Press. Web. 15 Mar. 2012. http://salempress.com/store/samples/agri culture/agriculture_aztec.htm
  • "Templo Mayor." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. Web. 15 Mar. 2012. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Templo_May or
bibliography contd
Bibliography contd.
  • "Montezuma's Palace Excavated In Mexico City | GroundReport." Hyperlocal News & Opinion Around the World. Ground Report. Web. 15 Mar. 2012. http://www.groundreport.com/Arts_and_ Culture/Montezumas-Palace-Excavated-In- Mexico-City/2863061
  • "Farming." ThinkQuest. Oracle Foundation. Web. 15 Mar. 2012. http://library.thinkquest.org/27981/farmin g.html
bibliography contd1
Bibliography contd.
  • "Common-place: Imperial City of the Aztecs: Mexico-Tenochtitlan." Common-place. Common Place. Web. 15 Mar. 2012. http://www.common-place.org/vol-03/no- 04/mexico-city/
  • “Daily Life in Tenochtitlan” n.p. Web. 15 Mar. 2012. http://staff.4j.lane.edu/~loo/worldstud/a mericas/Chap25Aztec.PDF
bibliography contd2
Bibliography contd.
  • "Fall of Tenochtitlan." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. Web. 15 Mar. 2012. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fall_of_Teno chtitlan
image sites
Image Sites
  • Slide 1: http://www.delange.org/TemMayor/TemMayor.htm
  • Slide 2: http://www.historyfiles.co.uk/KingListsAmericas/CentralAztecEmperors.htm
  • Slide 3: http://www.latinamericanstudies.org/aztecs1.htm
image sites contd
Image Sites contd.
  • Slide 4: http://mrmoyer.pbworks.com/w/page/21727065/Geography%20Aztechttp://wideurbanworld.blogspot.com/2011/10/urban-planning-in-ancient-central.html
  • Slide 5: http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fil:Templo_Mayor_Tenochtitlan.jpghttp://www.tripwolf.com/en/guide/show/664396/Mexico/Templo-Mayor
image sites contd1
Image sites contd.
  • Slide 6: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Photographic-Montezuma-emperor-century-Heritage-Images/dp/B001NSGSIQ
  • Slide 7: http://anthropogen.com/2011/04/24/chinampa-raised-bed-hydrological-agriculture/
image sites contd2
Image sites contd.
  • Slide 8:

http://staff.4j.lane.edu/~loo/worldstud/americas/Chap25Aztec.PDF

  • Slide 9: http://staff.4j.lane.edu/~loo/worldstud/americas/Chap25Aztec.PDF
  • Slide 10: http://media.photobucket.com/image/tlachtli+/nopitypeterXNA/mayan/Tlachtli.gifhttp://staff.4j.lane.edu/~loo/worldstud/americas/Chap25Aztec.PDFhttp://www.mexicomaxico.org/Tenoch/Tenoch2Tlachtli.htm
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Slide 11: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hern%C3%A1n_Cort%C3%A9shttp://clio.missouristate.edu/chuchiak/HST%20350--Theme%209--Final_conquest_and_siege_of_teno.htm