Tenochtitlan, Ancient Aztec City Facts for Kids

The Ancient City of Tenochtitlan, also known as Mexico-Tenochtitlan, was situated on an island near the western shores of Lake Texcoco. Founded in 1325 CE, it became the capital of the Aztec Empire during the 15th century and remains at the heart of present-day Mexico. History of Tenochtitlan  According to legend, the Mexica, a group … Read more

Age of Discovery

The Age of Discovery, also referred to as the Age of Exploration, was a remarkable period spanning from the early 1400s to the early 1600s. During this time, powerful European nations embarked on grand voyages across the oceans in search of new trade routes and lands to conquer. This era not only reshaped maps but … Read more

The Aztecs: Facts & Information for Kids

Who Were the Aztecs? The Aztecs were a tribal group of people who lived in the central area of Mexico from the 14th century to the 16th century (around 1345 AD to 1521 AD). They were considered one of the last greatest civilizations of Mesoamerica. Mesoamerica is a term that refers to regions of the … Read more

Ancient Aztecs Facts for Kids

The Aztec Empire is a famous culture that thrived in Mexico before Europeans arrived in the early 1600s.  This empire controlled the region for almost 100 years.  Many aspects of Mexican culture are Hispanic, but there are also ties to Aztec civilization and other Mesoamerican cultures. The founding of Tenochtitlan The Aztec people were nomads … Read more