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The Aztec

The Aztec lived in the city of Tenochtitlan, which is a fertile basin about 50 miles long and as wide. Surrounded by mountain ranges and several volcanoes, the Aztec has abundant supply of water. With being 8000ft above sea level the day were mild and the nights are cold during much of the year. The Aztecs name means heron people their name is derived from the mythical homeland to the north called Azatlan. This in mind their language(Nahuatl) also belong to the linguistic family as the Soshonean, a tongue will…

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The Impact of Religion on Olaudah Equiano and the Aztec Empire

For as long as the eyes of history have looked upon man, religion has played an integral part in shaping our civilizations and our culture as a whole. From the early Greek civilizations, who used religion as a means to cope with nature and explain its randomness, to our modern world, where religion is practiced to give our culture a moral backbone, a belief in a higher being or beings has served a number of purposes. Across the board, though, it seems that religion has served one uniform purpose in…

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