Thousands of years ago advanced civilizations arose in Mesoamerica, which stretches from southern mexico into a part of central America.Their religion helped Them frtile land and help their civilization thrive
The daily life of Olmecs include those who hauled rocks for the stone sculptures, and farmers made up most of Olmec society. They were at the bottom, rulers at the top followed by priest, murchants, artist and slaves
The zapotec people would build one of the first major cities in Mesoamerica, but their beginnings were humble. They developed their society in the Oaxaca a large, open area where three smaller valleys meet.
Aztec defeat and legacy
A daily life in Mayan society was class that determined where people lived and how they dressed. people who belonged to the upper classes lived in stone buildings and wore colorfully decorated clothes and jewelry. Farmers wore plain clothes and lived in mud huts.
Religion was central to all classes of Aztecs society. The Aztecs were polytheistic. They worshipped as many as 1,000 gods and built hundreds of magnificent temples and religious structures in Tenochtitlan to honor those gods.
Aztec power depended on the empires huge military, which conquered many people and then demanded tribute form defeated populations. constant wars and regular rebellions though kept the Aztec empire unstable. The unrest in the empire was made worse by the rule of moctezumaii Who became emperor in 1502 and considered him self equal to the gods.