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The Aztecs were a civilization in central America during the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries.  The capital of the Aztec empire was [[Tenochtitlan]] which was built on islands in Lake Texcoco.  The capital of Mexico, Mexico city, is built on the ruins of Tenochtitlan.  Although the Aztec culture was not as advanced as Greece or Rome, education was mandatory, and everyone could read.  The Aztecs contributed many inventions to the world, most famously; they were the first to use the cacao bean in food.
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The Aztecs were a civilization in central America during the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries.  The capital of the Aztec empire was [[Tenochtitlan]] which was built on islands in Lake Texcoco.  The capital of Mexico, Mexico city, is built on the ruins of Tenochtitlan.  Aztec society was build upon the many previous accomplishments of the people of Teotihuacan.  Education among many of the Aztecs was important, including literacy, arithmatic, and history.  The Aztecs contributed many inventions to the world, most famously; they were the first to use the cacao bean in food.
  
 
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Revision as of 14:30, 14 March 2007

The Aztecs were a civilization in central America during the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries. The capital of the Aztec empire was Tenochtitlan which was built on islands in Lake Texcoco. The capital of Mexico, Mexico city, is built on the ruins of Tenochtitlan. Aztec society was build upon the many previous accomplishments of the people of Teotihuacan. Education among many of the Aztecs was important, including literacy, arithmatic, and history. The Aztecs contributed many inventions to the world, most famously; they were the first to use the cacao bean in food.