The New Airport of Mexico City will annihilate Lake Texcoco
Tenochtitlan 1519–21 is the incredible story of the collapse of the Aztec Empire at the hands of Spain. This piece of artwork here brings the engagement that brought down the empire to life. The scene here depicts Spanish brigantines engaging Mexica canoes at Lake Texcoco on 1st June 1521.
Aztecs PowerPoint Presentation
Aztecs PowerPoint Key Terms and People: - nomads - Hultzilopochtli - Lake Texcoco - Tenochtitlan - empire - tzompantli - sacrifice - sun god - chinampas, or "floating gardens" - Aztec calendar
1521 Three of the 13 brigantines used during the Siege of Tenochtitlan in 1521 - Tenochtitlan was the Aztec capital built on lake Texcoco. The Spanish built ships to counter the aztec canoes on the water
The Aztec culture thrived on religion and power. The Aztecs often practiced human sacrifice and cannibalism. The Aztecs were also very advanced in their irrigation and building techniques.
Shows genealogical information and land ownership for the Nahuatl "de Leon" family from 1480-1593. Map covers southern Puebla from the church of Todos Santos, Ecatepec (now suburb to the north east of modern-day Mexico City), and Lake Texcoco (now the National Reserve "El Caracol") to the church of Santa Cruz Huitziltepec, Pue at the lower right, with the lower portion of the map crossed by what appears to be the Atoyac River in northern Oaxaca. Relief shown pictorially. T...
Historical and recent changes in Lake Texcoco, a saline lake in Mexico (PDF Download Available)