Tepanec Essays and Term Papers

  • Triple Alliance

    Triple Alliance: Mexica (top dog), Tepanec & Acolhua 428, 460, 462, 468-70, 480-81, 493, 497 Who: Triple alliance refers to the alliance between the Mexica, the Acolhua, and the Tepanecs Mexica: Aztec ethnic group that settled on the adjacent islands of Tenochtitlan and Tlatelolco, These were...

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  • The Reign of Motecuhzoma II: Reign and Conquest

    destruction of the empire, we must first consider how the empire was built up by its rulers and then slowly taken apart from the inside. "At the Tepanec capital of Atzcapotzalco an extraordinary man became ruler in 1371. This was Tezozomoc, whose ruthless genius for political intrigue and skill as a...

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  • Benjamin Alire Saenz

    the Mexica were a tributary of Azcapotzalco. The Aztec rulers Acamapichtli, Huitzilihuitl and Chimalpopoca were, in fact, vassals of Tezozomoc, the Tepanec ruler of Azcapotzalco. When Tezozomoc died in 1425, his son Maxtla ascended to the throne of Azcapotzalco. Maxtla sought to tighten Azcapotzalco's...

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  • Aztecs General Overview

    Tenochtitlan. Scholars believe that they were nomads, but their first settlement was a place owned by the Tepanecs, in which they were forced to move from due to the killing of a major Tepanec political leader's daughter for sacrifice. After much suffering and disregard, the Aztecs founded their capitol...

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  • Cheyenne

    they arrived when the Toltecs were being attacked by the Chichimecs. They were in Chapultepec in 1299. They were now on the land of the Tepanecs. The Tepanecs were one of the two great powers in the Valley of Mexico. The Mexicas were currently extremely week. They were kicked out of Chapultepec in...

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  • The Rise of the Aztec Empire

    adviser. The two of them decided to resist and fight rather than submit to Maxlatzin’s threats and pressure. Within a year, the Aztecs had crushed the Tepanec and destroyed their imperial city. So now the Aztec had become the greatest state in Mexico....

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  • The Aztecs

    1350 they built causeways with canals. In 1370, Tenoch, the Aztec priest ruler, died. They were now ruled by Tepanecs. In 1375, Acamapichtli became the first ruler of the Aztecs. In 1400 the Tepanecs were defeated. The Aztecs expanded and ruled the whole valley. Aztecs joined forces with Texcoco and Tlacopan...

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  • inca vs. aztec

    from modern day Chile to modern day Columbia. Founded in the 14th century, the Aztec Empire was formed from the alliance of three city-states (The Tepanecs, Acolhuas and Texcoco) in modern-day Central Mexico. The structure of governments differed between the Incas and Aztecs. The Incas had a sole...

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  • Aztecs vs. Mayas

    area by offering their services as mercenaries, that is soldiers who receive pay as oppose for soldiers who served to their nation, for the mighty Tepanecs (peoples that controlled that region and most of the tribes that occupied it). Eventually they rebelled against their rulers, effectively taking power...

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  • The Aztec and Indians

    to some kind of war in which the Aztecs and Incans emerged victorious and claimed the superiority for their region. For the Aztecs, defeating the Tepanecs was the turning point that marked the beginning of their expansion; for the Incans, defeating the Chankas. As a result, the Aztecs and Incas claimed...

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  • the aztec empire

    Mexico. They went through a series of hardships to settle into their kingdom. The first group of migrants who settle at the Valley was the Alcolhua, Tepanec, Culhua, Chalca, and Xochimilca. The second group was the Tlahuica, Matlatzinca, the Tlaxcalans, the Huexotzinca, and the Malinalca. The Mexica were...

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  • The Aztecs

    time to have such dominance over their followers. The Aztec kings were under the control of Tepanec emperors of Azcapotzalco at the end of their first one hundred years in Tenochtitlan. During this time the Tepanecs and the Aztec warriors were the most powerful people within their land. The most important...

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  • Tlacaelel Research Paper

    Tenochtitlan. As McKay described in the readings, “Tlacaelel first gained influence during wars in the 1420s in which the Mexicas defeated the rival Tepanecs, after which he established new systems of dividing military spoils and enemy lands” (McKay, pg. 316). This ideal important historical figure is...

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  • oral presentation on aztecs

    the Aztecs formed a three-way alliance with the Texcocans and the Tacubans to defeat their most powerful rivals for influence in the region, the Tepanec, and conquer their capital of Azcapotzalco. Itzcoatl's successor Montezuma (Moctezuma) I, who took power in 1440, was a great warrior who was remembered...

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  • Study Guide Final

    The Mixtec invaded the area of Oaxaca during the Post Classic Period. The capital of Xolotl’s Chichimecas was Tenayuca. Tezozomoc, the leader of the Tepanecs conquered Texcoco and killed king Ixtlilxocjotl. The Post-Classic Mayapan League was made up of Chichen,Mayapan, and Uxmal.#4. The Aztecs upset the...

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  • The Rise and Fall of Aztec Civilization

    he married a Culhuacan noble woman named Ilancueitl. Even with a king, 2 Tenochtitlan was still not powerful enough to be an independent state. Tepanecs were still dominating. While these two “worked” together, the population in Tenochtitlan was increasing; they were a mixed group of people and they...

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  • Mesoamerica

    Tenochtitlan as founded by the Aztecs, on an island in Lake Texcoco. They sustained themselves for half a century by acting as mercenaries for the mighty Tepanecs of Azcapotzalco but eventually rose up against their rulers, seizing power successfully over the valley. Tenochtitlan soon became the capital city...

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  • Colonial Latin America

    important chichimeca nations which entered central Mexico and claimed the Toltec mantle. Five Toltec groups rose in the Valley of Mexico: Atzcapotzalco (Tepanec), Xaltocan, Acolhua, Colhuacan, who had a real claim to Toltec name as descendants. It is to them that the Mexica went to ask for a legitimate "Toltec"...

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  • 7 CA Stndrds Study Guides

    Write the date the event occurred and an appropriate headline for each event. Arrival of Aztecs in Valley of Mexico Building of Tenochtitlan Defeat of Tepanecs by Triple Alliance Spanish invasion of Mexico 48 © Teachers’ Curriculum Institute Study Guide for Chapter 25 Daily Life in Tenochtitlan Content...

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