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History of Central America

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History of the region between Mexico and South America including Houduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, and Panama


The Spanish and Aztecs fought because the Spanish wanted the gold and natural resources. It was actually the Spanish who had started the battle. Plus the Aztecs fought because the Spanish killed Montezuma.
Yes, it is. But there are large clearings, and there has been much  removal of the foliage that overgrew parts of the location between  1250 and 1850 AD.
Mayan Empire was not organised by a single person,but it was saidto be a combination of separate entities with a common culturalbackground.
Nope it's all fake, some people say that the End of the World is on December 21,2012 but we had so many Earthqukes in the past and a lot of debris from Space like Meteors and Asteroids headed toward Earth but most of that debris burns in Earth's atmosphere before landing on Earth and nothing happend...
At its pinnacle Aztec culture had rich and complex mythological andreligious traditions, as well as reaching remarkable architecturaland artistic accomplishments. A particularly striking element ofAztec culture to many was the practice of human sacrifice. In thebeginning stages of Tenochtitlan,...
Aztec nobles were believed to be the only method of communicationto the gods of Aztec Mythology. Sort of like priests. The populacewanted to please the gods so the people who could speak to themwere very important
Aztecs believed that if a pregnant woman saw an eclipse, her baby would be born with a cleft pallet.
the Mayan calandar was and still is important because it was the first calandar made and our present day calandars are based off of it.
We do not know. It may have been at the same early and unknown time  as the Egyptian and other great world pyramids were built. But it  may have also been later on when the Aztec were at their height in  power which is about the time of the Roman Empire.
La Revolución cubana es el principal resultado del movimientorevolucionario cubano de izquierda que provocó la caída del régimendel dictador Fulgencio Batista, y la llegada al poder del líder delEjército Guerrillero, Fidel Castro, comenzó el 26 de Julio de 1953
Malinalli Tenepatl, who acted as interpreter as well as advisor to Hernan Cortes. She is often regarded as mother of the first mestizo.
The Maya were settled mostly in Mexico's Yucatan  Peninsula which rose from underwater and was made primarily of reef  material. The lack of fresh water to drink was always a struggle  for Mayan society and, as a result, the majority of Mayan  population centers were built near cenotes (see-NOH...
Montezuma was the 9th, and last Aztec ruler.
Did the aztecs eat dogs, and yes they did :D
He was fair-skinned  and bearded 
The bible does not exactly say which gods that Terah worshipped. We  do know that he worshipped idols. Some believe that he worshipped  multiple gods and goddesses.
Atahualpa is one of the most familiar Incan leaders in my studies. This ruler was significant in that he was one who was taken in by the Spanish explorers putting trust in them therefore putting his people and the empire at risk.
the aztecs send their message by
Of course: The Aztec civilization, which was destroyed by the Spanish Conquistadores.
India's Indians or Native America's Indians?
Many of the natives died of small pox. This helped the Spanish takeover the Inca empire.
No, Akon is not an Indian.
it started in 1519 and ended in 1534
Aztecs found Tenochtitlan where today Mexico City (Mexico) is located on March 13, 1325. New Mexico is a US state, which has nothing to do with such events.
India has a large population of Sikhs and Muslims. People belongingto both religions traditionally wear different types of hear wearusually known as a turban and a topi. Women do not wear thesekindof caps. The kind of head wear women of the subcontinent wear iscalled a Dupatta.
Aztec girls would help with chores around cooking and cleaning, while the boys went to school. Girls weren't allowed to go to school.
Why did the mayans build observations
will someone please answer this question
tee trees are real
They got took over by the Spanish in the 16th century    yah well does anybody play fusion fall it's online game where you  get missions from people from cartoon network like one person is  Ben 10, Double d, and dexter    ....no i havent playeed that game sorry to say it sounds kinda gay
It made them really sick and most of them died.
The Aztec calendar is 365 days without a leap day (Xiuh-Pohualli). Like the Maya, the 20-day constant of a 360-day calendar will create a cycle with their 13 days so that the days which cycle numbered 1 thru 13 will also have the 20 names meet with them every 260 days (Tonal-Pohualli, or ritual...
the gods told them to stop when they found a eagle on a cactus eating a serpent and they found it there on the island
There is officially 216 Documented Victims of CHÉ GUEVARA in Cuba Between 1957 TO 1959, directly by his hand or by his order to execute. Although his ultimate death toll is in the thousands for those killed during military operations that he lead. He was ultimately killed in Bolivia for attempting...
what are the similarites between the Mayan numbering system and roman numerals
She went to school until she was twelve years old and worked until she was fifty six. She invented a paper bag machine that helped many people over the years.
montuzuma is history but his wife is tipalzquixocntzin he was aslo king
Both atecs and Incas reched their peakes in the early 16 century
2012 was the end of the Mayan calendar so it was seen as the end oftime and the world
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The Aztecs ( or Mexicas) lived at Tenochtitlan.The Aztec's empire or civilization lasted 900 years. Until the Spaniard , Hernán Cortés conquered , or defeated the Aztec's empire all because the ruler of the time , Moctezuma II ( the second ) thought Hernan Cortes was a winged serpent god name...
Aztecs believed necessary to feed the sun god human blood.They believed that their life was based on signs from the gods telling the people what to do.They also believed fighting was the noblest thing a man could do, so they had many battles.
The Mayans used their Calendar to predict astronomical phenomena such as the phases and eclipses of the moon and the orbit of Venus. They also predicted the seasons. They had worked out the mathematics for the calendar about 700 years into the future until December 21, 2012, when their culture was...
Cortes had an advantage because there was a god by the name of Quetzalcoatl who resembled a Spaniard, in other words he was fair in complexion and had blue eyes. Now the Aztecs believed that Quetzalcoatl would one day return to Earth. So when Cortes came to conquer them, they thought he was...
Aztec crafts were made more for the upper classes like emperors and the emperors would have maybe necklaces or earring's . One common form of Aztec jewelry was the ear plug (also called ear spools.)Men would often wear ornaments in their noses (through a hole in the nasal septum). Men would also...
Aztec god? Aztec gods do not even exist.
It's no longer called Tenochtitlan, its now called Mexico city. That's where its located now, Mexico City.
mayan pyramids are about 3000bc
there is still some Indians but not in the usa only in south America
 he Maya calendar is a system of calendars used in  pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, and in many  modern communities in the Guatemalan  highlands,Veracruz, Oaxaca and Chiapas, Mexico   The essentials of the Maya calendar are based upon a system which  had been in common use throughout the region,...
Chichen Itza is the name of an abandoned Mayan City in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. Unlike a number of other Mayan Cities, it was still occupied when the Spanish conquered the area. It is an important archaeological site. It has features of both Mayan and Aztec culture.
The Aztecs used obsidian for mostly weapons and equipment. For example, the Maquahuitl (pronouced Ma Kwee Thal), a double edged, obsidian lined sword club. And also for ranged weapons too, such as the Atlatl, a javelin type of weapon.
The  365-day solar calendar, divided into 18 months of 20 days. Each  month is divided into four five-day weeks
The Spanish influenced the Aztecs', cause the Aztecs thought they were gods and they praised them with gifts. The Aztecs' figured out they were not gods and the Spanish turned and conquered them! Thy gave them the small pox and diseases. Which this killed many Aztecs, not the spandereds cause the...
The Itzas, credited with being wizards, flourished during the classic period from 300 AD to 900 AD.
The calender doesn't indicate the end of the world... it means the calender is ending, not the world.     Imagine a thousand years from now, someone digs up your home, and finds that your computers calender wouldn't work after 3020 due to some programming bug... would that mean the world ends...
The Indian Gaur is a Vulnerable Species whereas the Indian Tiger is a Critically Endangered Species.
he ate it :0 i lik pie!!!!!!
Spanish Conquistadors
No clear predicitons were stated , but the calendar ends on a particular day in December,2012 so that's why people suggested the world might end . In addition to some drawings and carvings the Mayan did.
The Maya calendar consists of several cycles or  counts of different lengths. The 260-day count is known to  scholars as the  Tzolkin, The Tzolkin  was combined with a 365-day vague solar year known as the  Haab' to form a synchronized cycle lasting for  Haab', called the  Calendar Round...
The Mayans built Chichen Itza, which means "At the mouth of the well of the Itza." Itza is the name of an ethnic-lineage group that gained political and economic dominance on the northern Yucatan peninsula circa 600 AD.
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No. All of the people in Avatar are supposed to be of some Asian descent. In the universe itself, he is classified as Water Tribe.
They are not at all similar to the beliefs of Christians ^(whatever dumb christian wrote this needs to get an intelligence check)
The buffalo were very important to the Aztecs till the explorers from Spain and France toke over and killed thew buffalo
In the year 1325 they finally settled in the Lake Texcoco and began the construction of their capital Tenochtitlan.
mi don't know why math have to be so hard sometimes
t waan aztec empire
He was definitely evil. He murdered tens of thousands of people. When he slaughtered the Aztecs he murdered men, women, children, the elderly, and anyone in his way. Some claim he was gold hungry, others claim he wanted to spread Christianity. However, he must have been gold hungry because you don't...
Because the Aztec prophecies told the Aztecs that their gods were fair skinned men with beards, and when the spanish arrived, the Aztecs thought they were gods.
Tenochtitlan was important to the Aztec empire because it contained monuments that were very important to the Aztec people back then. It contained the great temple, which was a humungous temple. without the City tenochtitlan, there wouldn't be the pyramid. Also, it was one of the worlds greatest and...