Tenochtitlan (15th century)
The magnificent capital of the Aztec Empire astonished even the Spanish Conquistadors.
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- How tall was the Great Temple?
- What was the population of Tenochtitlan in its heyday?
- Which statement is not true of Tenochtitlan?
- What was not found in Tenochtitlan?
- Is it true that the Aztecs bathed often?
- What did the founders of Tenochtitlan call themselves?
- Which lake surrounded the center of the Aztec Empire?
- Why was Tenochtitlan's location special?
- How many small states had been conquered by the Aztecs by the 15th-16th centuries?
- Which group belonged to the 'middle class' of Aztec society?
- Is it true that Aztecs ate dogs?
- Which animal did the Aztecs introduce to Europeans?
- Which plant was unknown to the Aztecs?
- Is it true that the Aztecs built artificial islands on the lake to increase food production?
- Aztecs worshiped a number of animals. Which was NOT one of them?
- What did the Conquistadors owe their military dominance to?
- Is it true that at one time the Aztec Empire stretched from one ocean to another?
- Which Conquistador conquered the Aztec Empire?
- Is it true that human sacrifice had a special role in the Aztec religion?
- Is it true that the Aztec religion was monotheistic?
- Is it true that the last Aztec ruler was killed by his own people, as he was considered a traitor?
- Which city was founded in place of the old Aztec capital?
- Is it true that the Conquistadors had destroyed the old capital and built a new city on its site?
- Which factor did not contribute to the success of the Conquistadors?
- Is it true that even the Aztec ruler thought Cortés was a semi-god?
- When did the Aztec Empire reach its largest extent?
- Who was the last significant Aztec ruler?
- What title did Aztec rulers bear?
- When was the Aztec Empire conquered by the Europeans?
- Which country conquered the Aztec Empire?
- Which city was the capital of the Aztec Empire?
- On which continent was the Aztec Empire located?
- On the territory of which present-day country was the Aztec Empire located?
- What was the name of the central area of the city?
- What was the name of the ball court where the hip ball was played?
- How many shrines were on the top of the Great Temple?
- At which structure were many human skulls found?
- What is not true of the Aztec Empire?
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