In the early 16th century, in what is now central Mexico, the Aztec capital city of Tenochtitlan was home to more than 200,000 people. From the empires earliest roots to its eventual demise, this title details the incredible rise and fall of one of the greatest civilizations in history. It also examines ancient Aztec religious beliefs, scientific innovations, and daily life, as well as how the civilizations culture has affected the world we live in today. Series Features • Detailed maps and timelines show wherecivilizations were located and how they expanded overtime. • Sidebars explore primary sources and otherdiscoveries that have helped us learn about theseancient societies. • Short biographies explore the accomplishments andimpact of key historical figures. • www.factsfornow.scholastic.com is available forthose students who want to learn more about thetopic. This excellent website contains rich content,as well as other suggested websites vetted by oureditors.