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
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
Aztec Society. Key Terms and ... Aztec Life. The Aztecs were divided into two
main classes: nobles and commoners. ... They also served as government
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
The priesthood was a powerful political as well as religious force. Aztec
government was relatively centralized, although many conquered chiefs retained
How and why did the once mighty Aztec Empire crumble in the 16th century? ...
as the dominant force in central Mexico, developing an intricate social, political, ...
the calendar played a central role in the religion and rituals of Aztec society.