Aztec Empire

In this lesson, we will look at the social systems of the Aztec Empire. We will also identify who the Aztec Emperors were, locate the capital city, consider the system of law and we will begin to explore how the Aztecs were able to control their subjects within their empire.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.When did the Aztecs arrive and settle in the Valley of Mexico?

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Q2.What did the Aztecs build when they settled in Mexico?

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Q3.Why did the Aztecs make sacrifices?

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Q4.Which world creation did the Aztecs believe they were living in?

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Q5.How many days were there in and Aztec month?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.When did the Aztecs arrive and settle in the Valley of Mexico?

1/5

Q2.What did the Aztecs build when they settled in Mexico?

2/5

Q3.Why did the Aztecs make sacrifices?

3/5

Q4.Which world creation did the Aztecs believe they were living in?

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Q5.How many days were there in and Aztec month?

5/5

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Quiz:

How far did fear allow the Aztecs to control their Empire?

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Q1.What was the name given to the Aztec Emperor?

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Q2.Who did city states have to pay tribute to?

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Q3.What was the capital city of the Aztec Empire?

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Q4.Which of the following was an Aztec punishment?

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Q5.At its peak, how many people are said to have lived in Tenochtitlan?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How far did fear allow the Aztecs to control their Empire?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What was the name given to the Aztec Emperor?

1/5

Q2.Who did city states have to pay tribute to?

2/5

Q3.What was the capital city of the Aztec Empire?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following was an Aztec punishment?

4/5

Q5.At its peak, how many people are said to have lived in Tenochtitlan?

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Lesson summary: Aztec Empire

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