Aztec Civilization

humans
The Aztecs sacrificed blanks to please the gods.

Mayas
The Aztecs borrowed a great deal from the blank and other cultures.

Texcoco
The Aztecs settled by Lake Blank.

sacrificed
It was considered an honor to be chosen to be blanked.

pyramids
The sacrifices are performed by priests at altars on top of layered blanks.

Spaniards
Blank came to the Americas for riches and to convert natives to Christianity.

Cortes
The Spaniard who conquered the Aztecs was Hernando blank.

Montezuma II
The Aztec Emperor when Cortes arrived was blank.

copper bronze
Aztecs used blank and blank for tools but not iron or steel.

artisans
The blanks did not have glass, plows, gunpowder or alphabetic writing.

tribute
Those conquered by the Aztecs had to pay them blank.

Spaniards
The arrival of the blank brought an end to the Aztec Empire.

slaves
Blanks or war prisoners were often chosen to be the sacrificial victims.

heiroglyphic
Aztec writing was a kind of blank.

architecture
Aztecs created art and blank that were very complex and sophisticated.

Mexico City
The Aztec capital, Tenochtitlan, is now named blank.

16th
The Spanish arrived in the blank century.

50
The Aztecs sacirificed 20 to blank thousand people each year.

codices
The Aztecs kept written records of their history, religious practices, and other administrative records in books called blanks.

farmers
Aztecs were efficient blanks who used irrigation, terracing, and fertilization.

gunpowder armor horses
Cortes’s huge army was able to defeat the Aztecs because Cortes had blank, blank, and blank.

five
It took Cortes five years to conquer all the Aztec territories.

gold
Cortes and his men came to Tenochtitlan in search of blank.

life
Victims felt they would be granted eternal blank in return for being sacrificed.

smallpox
A blank epidemic wiped out half of the city of Tenochtitlan.