Aztec art and culture
You can see and hear children playing in the wide-open fields in front of the shining buildings. Lamas and chickens are being bought and sold. You see bags of gold jewelry being bought and sold. Beyond the market place you can watch a religious ceremony. You hear the scream of a person being sacrificed to one of the gods. Beyond the city there are roads made of stone and canals full of pedestrians[...]DOWNLOAD REFERAT
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The Aztec nation is one of the largest and most advanced Indian nations to ever exist on earth. Just about every part of the Aztec life was advanced to such a state at that time of the world that the Indians were living better than many European nations. The Aztec nation is unique in its history, economy, environment, and way of life then any other nation at that time.The Aztec Indians, who are known for their domination of southern and central Mexico, ruled between the 14th and 16th centuries. They built a great empire and developed very modernized ways of doing things.
The Aztecs had unique architectural skills and waterway systems. The Indians also had very developed social classes and government system. To begin with, the Aztecs were very skilled in the art of architecture and waterway systems. An example of the monumental architecture within the Aztec society is the great pyramid of Tenochtitlan. Montezuma I, who was the ruler of the Aztecs in 1466, created it. The pyramid was not finished until the rule of Montezuma II, around 1508.
Aztec cities and towns also had working drinking water and waste treatment systems. An intricate plumbing system using clay pipes ran down from the mountains around Mexico valley to all of the towns and cities in the valley. « mai multe referate din Istorie