This article is about the Aztec Empire as a political entity. For Aztec society and
culture, see Aztec. ... Government, Hegemonic military confederation.
Ancient Aztec government got its structure from units of society that existed long
before the Aztec empire was founded. First, of course, was the family unit, as a ...
Kids learn about the Government of the Aztec Empire including the emperor,
officials, laws, and interesting facts.
Aztec Political Structure. Image of the Palace of Montecuhzoma. The Aztec
empire was made up of a series of city-states known as altepetl. Each altepetl
Aztec Society. Key Terms and ... Aztec Life. The Aztecs were divided into two
main classes: nobles and commoners. ... They also served as government
However, the laws of the Aztec people were for all people, in all cities. ... The
Aztec government was well organized, but both the emperor and the nobles had
The highest ranking people in the Aztec government were called tecuhtli.
Generals, chiefs, judges, even the emperor and the gods of the Aztec religion
Ancient Aztec Society ... This weakness in government helped the Spaniards
conquer the warlike Aztecs ... Religion was the great controlling force in Aztec life
... in a state religion (Id.). Index to this topic: |Maya |Mixtec |Zapotec |Aztec |Photo |
Other Topics| ... Principal political offices in the society. According to Sharer: ...
The Spanish adventurers, who captured the Pueblo of Mexico, adopted the
erroneous theory that the Aztec government was a monarchy, analogous in