The Aztec Empire

The Aztec Empire

by Sunita Apte

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Overview

How a city built in a swamp became the center of an empire;

Maps, a timeline, photos-and the games that the Aztecs played;

Surprising, True facts that will shock and amaze you!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531252277
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Series: Scholastic True Book Series
Edition description: Library Edition
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 812,575
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 910L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 Wandering People: Who were the Aztecs? 7

2 The Valley of Mexico: Who lived in the valley of Mexico before the Aztecs? 11

3 The Center of an Empire: What was the city of Tenochtitlán like? 15

The Great Temple: How was the site of the Great Temple discovered in Mexico City? 22

4 Life in Tenochtitlán: What was daily life like for the Aztects? 25

5 The End of an Empire: Who conquered the Aztecs? 31

6 The Spanish Take Control: What is left of the Aztecs' great empire? 39

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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