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Aztec Native American Civilization

Quiz by MARCUS BECKWITH

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  • Q1

    Capital of the Aztec Empire, located on an island in Lake Texcoco. Its population was more than 200,000 on the eve of Spanish conquest. Mexico City was constructed on its ruins.

    Tenochtitlan (Mexico City)

    30s
  • Q2

    Ancient civilization (1200-1521AD) that was located in what is present-day Mexico City

    Aztecs 

    30s
  • Q3

    Gardens on floating islands/farms that surrounded Tenochtitlan The Capital City. Built because of lack of available farmland

    Chinampas - "Floating gardens"

    30s
  • Q4

    Did the Aztecs have a lot of farmland?

    No, this is why they built and used Chinampas

    30s
  • Q5

    Aztecs like the Mayan Civilizations built 

    Pyramids, Temples, Cities, Had Rulers, Jobs, Farms for their civilization 

    30s
  • Q6

    paid by captured cities, kept Aztec economy stable

    Tribute

    30s
  • Q7

    to appease/fill gods, they thought it would ensure the gods gave them rains and fertile land

    Human sacrifice (Aztecs)

    30s
  • Q8

    Pipe or channel designed to transport water from a remote source, usually by gravity

    acquaduct

    30s
  • Q9

    transport water to Tenotchtitlan, two pipes so that while one was in use the other could be cleaned

    Aztec aqueducts

    30s
  • Q10

    best known Aztec ruler. Was the last Emperor in power when the Spanish arrived. Welcomed Cortes - did not fight

    Moctezuma II

    30s
  • Q11

    Spanish conquistedor, conquered Aztec Empire. Aztec Emperor believed he was a god.

    Hernan Cortes 

    30s
  • Q12

    Spanish Conquers/Settlers =

    Conquistadors

    30s
  • Q13

    Lake where the capital city of the ancient Aztecs Tenochtitlan was built

    Lake Texcoco, Tenochtitlan

    30s
  • Q14

    a raised road built by the Aztecs across the lake from their capital city to a mainland

    Causeway 

    30s
  • Q15

    Spanish unknowingly brought these to Americas and infected much of the native population.

    Diseases

    30s

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