Pre-Columbian Aztec society was a highly complex and stratified society that
developed among ... 1.1 Mesoamerica; 1.2 Aztecs; 1.3 Sources; 1.4 Political
organization; 1.5 Family and lineage; 1.6 Cal...
Let's take a look at how the ancient Aztec government was structured - who had
the power in the Aztec government, and how was that power used?
The Aztec government was unlike other systems of government during the time.
In fact, it was more of a system of tribute in which conquered cities paid respect ...
The calpulli was basically a neighborhood based government unit that ran a
school ... The city councils were the next level up in the Aztec government
The Aztecs founded a strong, secure central government. This helped provide
stability, and allowed the empire to thrive. At the top of this government was the ...
In the Aztec empire, much of the governmental power was held by city councils,
with the empire being ruled by the largest of the city councils in Tenochtitlan.
This weakness in government helped the Spaniards conquer the warlike Aztecs
in about two years. Cortez was aided throughout his campaign by rebellious ...
The Mayans developed a hierarchical government ruled by kings and priests.
They lived in independent city-states consisting of rural communities and large ...
Aztec religion is the Mesoamerican religion practiced by the Aztec empire. ... ruler
dynasty and attempting to stabilize both the political and cosmic systems, ...
novices, 'nuns' and 'monks' (some part-time) who ran the cults of the various gods
They ran the government, owned the land, slaves, and servants. They also
commanded the army. Power and wealth of Aztec nobility rested on control of