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    Divine Thirteen: The Sacred Aztec Number Throughout the world, the number thirteen is fraught with varying degrees of superstition. In most cultures today, the number is seen as an ill omen meant to be avoided. Rarely will the number ever be considered lucky or have a positive connotation. In the time of the Aztec Empire in the Valley of Mexico (1318 C.E. – 1524 C.E), however, thirteen was a sacred number that reflected the beliefs of the Aztec people; not only was it symbolic for the empire’s celestial heavens, but it also played a key role in the Aztec ritual calendar and throughout the empire’s history. The Aztec Thirteen The Aztecs had many numbers they believed to be lucky—3, 7 and 10, to name a few—but none was so important as the number…

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    The Sedona Culture

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    The city rests in a valley of rugged mountains like the heart inside some ancient skeleton. Each evening iron-rich rocks conspire with the setting sun to beat a pulse so elemental that it transcends time. My wife and I moved here from Washington, DC. Work made our decision, but we embraced it, imbued with manifest destiny of the 21st century: the west’s fertile farmland re-formed in technology hubs, then and now ideal places for someone willing to work hard for the opportunity to succeed. Our…

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    The Aztecs

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    Did you know that the word Aztec was given to them by Europeans ? They actually called themselves Mexica which is where the name Mexico comes from . Westerners that visited the lands called them Aztec due to the original place named Aztlan that they had visited many centuries ago.The Aztec empire was one of the most powerful civilizations in Mesoamerica at the time. The pyramid of Tenochtitlan means “the city of where the gods were created” .The city was constructed on top of a lake which it no…

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    Daily Life Of Aztecs

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    sold 3 times in the slave mark et before a slave could be sacrificed. Paragraph 3- The Tenochtitlan was the Aztecs capital city. In the early 1500’s it was home to about 300,000 people. The Tenochtitlan had temples and open plazas. There were restaurants, fresh food and meat,also places where you could grab some finger good and a drink. It also included hairdressers, basket shops, medicine shops, herbs and embroidered clothing. Artists were everywhere, painting and sculpting in the…

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    because Cortes and his men had the determination, also the Spanish were more powerful than the Aztecs in combat. Another reason is if Cortes and his men didn’t defeat the Aztecs, the King’s army searching for him would come in contact with them and kill them off if they didn’t convert to Catholic. Also when Cortes attacked, the Aztecs were caught with smallpox and they didn’t have the antidote and weren’t used to it the disease. Smallpox would’ve killed off most of the Aztecs anyway and Cortes…

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    The Caddo indians are originally from present day Louisiana, but have moved and been relocated to Northern Texas and Oklahoma. The Caddo are first discovered by europeans during the spanish passage through Arkansas. The word Caddo in caddoan means “true chief,” and they called their chief the “caddi.” The caddo were peaceful people, they voluntarily moved to Oklahoma into choctaw Nation. Most of our knowledge of the Cado past is learned from the pottery they left behind. This pottery shows us a…

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    Aztec Geography

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    The Aztecs live in Northern Mexico. The Aztecs come from a place called Aztlan. They built Tenochtitlan on Lake Texcoc. Their capital is Tenochtitlan. The Tenochtitlan was a large city. One of Aztec emperors his name is Montezuma ll. Aztec culture: In Aztec homes had a steam bath. The Aztec calendar was meant for the sun god. The calendar was made out of basalt, and basalt is solidified lava. The first calendar was called Xiuhpohualli, which counted the years. The calendar helped the farmer…

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    Push Pull Factor

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    1800’s did, the people of Mexico today continue to face political, social, and economic hardships, with the addition of environmental concerns. “El Norte” (Takaki, 2008, p. 292) still holds a certain allure. The hope for a better life, present and future and the belief that America is the key ignites the American Dream within. Inspired by the seemingly endless opportunities that await, they escape the despair of their homeland, and begin the journey. Various factors push immigrants from Mexico…

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    Aztec Civilization

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    Finally, one of the most recognized indigenous Mexican groups is the Aztec, is also the most powerful kingdom of all time in Mesoamerica. This enormous empire reached from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf coast and from central Mexico to the present day-day Republic of Guatemala. Fifteen million people lived in thirty-eight provinces and residing in 489 communities paying tribute to the Emperor Moctezuma II in Tenochtitlan, the capital city of the great Aztec empire. The Aztec spoke a version of…

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    After Texas became their own state, there was a dispute over what territory belonged to them, and what territory belonged to Mexico. Texans claimed their western and southern border was Rio Grande, while Mexicans claimed their border was to the north of Rio Grande in Nueces. Polk sent troops under the command of General Zachary Taylor, in case Mexico planned to make an invasion in Texas. New Mexico happened to be part of the territory that was disputed over. The region was dominated by Spanish…

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