Special Sub-Topic: Montezuma's Revenge
|In which present-day country did the nomadic Aztecs finally settle in 1325?|
Mexico. They were migratory at first, wandering around the Mexican Valley, struggling to survive. They were even enslaved once by another tribe!
|What was the capital city of the Aztec empire?|
Tenochtitlan. Mexico City is the capital of Mexico, Acapulco is a resort town in Mexico, and Huitzilpochti is the name of an Aztec god.
|What was the name of the Aztecs' first ruler?|
Acamapichtli. Chimalpopoca was the third ruler, Itzcoatl was the fourth ruler, and Cuitlahuacwas the tenth ruler.
|Who was the Aztec god of war, sun, and the nation?|
Huitzilopochtli. Chalchiuhtlicue was the goddess of lakes and streams, Huehuetecti was the god of fire, Quetzalcoatl was the god of knowledge, creation, priesthood, and wind.
|In what year did the Aztecs settle near Lake Texcoco?|
1250. 1195 was the year they arrived in Valley of Mexico, 1325 was the year they founded Tenochtitlan, and 1495 was the year that Moctezuma I died.
|What was the language that the Aztecs spoke?|
N'ahuatl. Nobody in the Aztec empire spoke Spanish and nobody in that region spoke Spanish until the Spaniards came. English has never been spoken much in the region, and Calk'Nuferst is a language I made up.
|Did the Aztecs perform human sacrifices?|
y. Human sacrifice is known to have been an aspect of Aztec culture, although the extent of the practice is debated by scholars. The Spaniards who first met the Aztecs explicitly stated in their writings that human sacrifice was widely practiced in Mesoamerica.
|Who was the Aztec goddess of love?|
Xochiquetzal. Tlalteutli was Aztec goddess of creation. At the beginning of time, the universe was made of her body. Chimalman was an Aztec virgin goddess and an. aspect of their Triple Goddess. Aphrodite was the Greek goddess of love.
|In what year was Tenochtitlan destroyed?|
1521. 1522 was the year they rebuilt the city and named it Mexico City. 1440 was the year that the Tepanecs were defeated and the Aztecs took over their land, and 1458 was the year that Moctezuma first embarked on conquest.
|Who was the conqueror that destroyed Tenochtitlan?|
Hernando Cortez. Christopher Columbus discovered the American continent; Guaman Poma De Ayala was a conqueror who defeted the Incas, and Ken Doll is a toy.
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