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Monster Essays - Aztec Civilization
The Aztec Indians created a great civilization in Central Mexico, reaching its peak in the 1500’s. Being late arrivals to the area, and because of their strong neighboring nations, they were forced to live in the swampy western areas of the Lake Texcoco. Because of the swampy surroundings, the Aztecs used mud to create miniature islands in the swamps. These islands are called chinampas, or “floating gardens,” and were used as farming lands. On these fertile islands they grew corn, squash, vegetables, and flowers.
Being an agriculturally dependant empire, the Aztec’s religion was based highly on the forces of nature and....
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