50 Interesting Facts About Ancient Aztec Culture

The Aztec Culture has a deep and rich history that not many people know about. The people of this vast empire were very intellectual and developed deep political and social organizations, as well as commercial and religious influences throughout their rule. They conquered many parts of Mesoamerica, what we know today as Mexico and some parts of Central America. They came into power around 1345 and were mercilessly taken out of power by the Spanish Conquistador Hernan Cortes in 1521.

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This great empire would go on to create a deeply rich culture as well as much innovation for the world today. The Aztecs had many gods that were associated with everything in life. They had deeply religious values that affected everything around them. Aztecs were very innovative with architecture and agriculture. They were very clean and smart people who went to school every day and even bathed multiple times a day. The Aztec Empire reached a great height in its time but many things lead to the downfall of this great ancient civilization.

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