Aztec Essay Topics

La Malinche

Malinalli Tenḗpatl also known as Malintzin, La Malinche and Doña Marina., her birthday is not known and her birth year is between 1496c and 1500c, she was born between the Aztec ruled Mexico and the Mayan state of Yucá tan.. Doña Marina was an American Indian of Aztec/ Nahual ancestors who played a critical importance… View Article

Aztec and Incas

The Aztec and Inca Empires arose 1000 to 1500 century C. E. in Mesoamerica and South America. The Aztecs arrived in central Mexico approximately the fifteenth century. The Incas settled in the region around Lake Titicaca about mid-thirteenth century and by the late fifteenth century, the Incas had built an enormous empire stretching more the… View Article

Aztecs and Tainos

Organizing the Harvest * One of the principle duties of the cacique was to organize the harvest for his tribe. The chieftain was in charge of determining the best places to plant the crops. All caciques had the right to clear land if they wished to grow produce at a given spot. He was also… View Article

How Aztec Culture Survived

Aztec refers to Nahuatl speaking people from the central region of Mexico. There are other groups who are related to this community; they include the Acolhua and the Tepanic. This essay analyses the history of the Aztec people, their culture and how they survived the Spaniard conquest. The Aztecs were located in the south central… View Article

Aztec Belief System

Throughout the history of mankind civilizations have trusted in the existence of a higher power. Although the existence of a higher power doesn’t bear as large of an impact on societies like the United States today, it was the focal point of life in many civilizations of the past. A great example of a civilization… View Article

Inca and Aztecs

Two of the most influential and powerful postclassical Mesoamerican empires belonged to the Inca and Aztec people. While both civilizations had different geographic locations and government structures, these two civilizations have similar methods of living standards and belief systems. The Incan and Aztec empires existed at approximately the same time period in history. The first… View Article

COMP Essay: Mongols vs. Aztecs

The rise of the two empires of the Mongols, and the Aztecs, are similar in that they both conquered massive territories, but they differed in that, unlike the Mongols, the Aztec empire used a lot of ritual sacrifice to scare new territories into respecting them, and another difference was that the Aztec were a settled… View Article

The Conquest of Mexico

We all know that to a story there are always two sides. The story can have a great change depending on what side is telling the story. We can argue the same thing to the devastating Spanish conquest of Mexico. That was Stuart B. Schwartz, a Professor at Yale University main objective to give the… View Article

Columbus and Cortes encounters Native and Meso Americans

In the Age of Exploration these are two of the recorded encounters of Native Americans and here is my comparison of those encounters. Each encounter was by a different explorer and were 27 years apart as well as many miles apart. With each encounter comes a difference in sophistication and how technologically advanced the Native… View Article

Summary of Chapter 1 from U.S a Narrative History

A big part of nomadic tribes becoming settled was their access to food. When they initially began their settlements, they were small houses with barns close by, they would grow simple crops such as corn and beans. These dwellings developed, over thousands of years, into fully functioning societies. One of the more notable groups of… View Article