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Aztec Timeline

Collectively, the people of the allied Central Mexican and American city states between the 12th century CE (AD) and the 15th century Spanish invasion are commonly referred to as the Aztecs. The Aztec empire was controlled primarily by a political body called the Triple Alliance, made up of the Acolhua people of Texcoco, the Mexica in Tenochtitlán, and the Tepaneca people of Tlacopan. These three peoples, and three cities, were responsible for the domination of much of Mexico during the period we'll show in our Aztec timeline. The symbols for the 3 cities which would make up the famous Triple Alliance (see Aztec timeline below)(L to R) Texcoco, Tenochtitlán (Mexico), and Tlacopán Over time, Tenochtitlán became the primary city of the Triple Alliance, and the Mexica became the rulers of the empire.

Questions and Answers. Mexico's Geograpghy. Aztec Empire CE 1519. Pop-tenochtitlan. Welcome to the Aztec Civilization Website. Aztec Empire The Aztec Empire dominated Mesoamerica from Mexico and Guatemala to the territories of Salvador and Honduras in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries for almost one hundred years.

Welcome to the Aztec Civilization Website

This was at the same time as the Inca Empire in Peru. The Aztec empire was made up of the native people who were called the Nahuatl-speakers and the Culhua-Mexico, who had come from the Pacific Northwest and settled in the area which would become the capital of Mexico, Tenochtitlan. Welcome to the Aztec Civilization Website. Welcome to the Exotic World of the Aztecs This website will present a brief history of Aztec culture and provide a timeline and chart showing the rise and fall of their empire during the 14th to 16th century.

Welcome to the Aztec Civilization Website

As a free service to help promote Aztec websites, businesses and organizations using the Aztec name will be invited to add a link to our database later in June 2008. Stay tuned.