in many ways not only in location but also in ways of living.
The Cherokees were southwestern woodland farmers. The
Aztecs were also farmers in mesoamerica like the Mayans.
The Cherokee lived in a very different climate than the
Aztecs and because of the difference they had different
crops and food.
The Cherokees made bows and arrows. They also made
many different kinds of baskets and pottery. They made the
bows and arrows for hunting and also to protect
themselves. The baskets were to store food and to carry
things in. The pottery was used to eat out of and they could
also trade it to other tribes for food or maybe even horses.
The Aztecs did feather working and goldworking. They
made shields and did art work with the feathers. They held
the feathers together with glue made from bat dung. They
made round objects by what was called the lost-wax
method. These gold things were mostly used for decoration
and for looks.
Housing And Shelter
One kind of house by the Cherokees were called teepees.
The teepees were made out of logs that are covered with
deer or buffalo hide. They kill and skin the animal and then
let the hide dry , they then placed the logs in a cone shape
and covered them with the animal hide. They also lived in
structures called long houses which were made of wood.
All of these houses together were called villages. They had
to make their houses easy to put up and take down so they
could so they could leave to avoid anything that might bring
harm to them. The Aztec craftsmen lived in huts. They were
made out of a mud-brick type mixture. The Aztec nobles
lived in palaces built of white washed stone and had over a
The climate in the area that the Cherokees lived in changes
from season to season this is one reason why they had to
move all the time. During the spring time the weather was
rainy but warm. The summer time... [continues]
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