II. Aztec Civilization

  • A. Located in arid valley in central Mexico
  • B. Represented by Tenochtitlan
  • C. Ruled by an emperor
  • D. Economy based on agriculture and tribute from conquered peoples
  • E. Polytheistic religion – Pyramids/rituals

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Note: the Aztec civilization is noted in orange.
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