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Tenochtitlan was a _____ city

an island city surounded by Lake Texococo, one of five lake. Tenochtitlan was located in the valley of mexico and it was Founded in 1325

______ were used as streets in Tenochtitlan

canals.People used canoes to travel

How was Tenochtitlan protected against floods?

it was protected against floods by dams

What was the population of Tenochtitlan city?

around 1300-1500 CE, Tenochtitlan had about 200,000 people living in it

_______ captured the city in 1521

Hernan Cortes, he razed it to the ground. Mexico City was build in its ruins

Tenochtitlan was build in a _____ system

grid system of streets and canals

Tenochtitlan was divided into ____ zones

four zones or campan, and each zone was divided into 20 districts(calpullis)

Streets were also called ______

tlaxilcalli

Calpullis were divided into ______

channels used for transportation

What color were houses in Tenochtitlan painted?

white so that light may reflect of the house

Who was Hernan Cortes?

He was a spaniard who led an expedition in 1519 to Mexico from Cuba

Who greeted Hernan Cortes when he reached Lake Tecoco?

Moctezuma II, the ruler of the Aztecs. Moctezuma II was convinced that Hernan Cortes was a god (i.e god Quetzalcoatl returning) due to his white skin