Did the Aztecs have a centralized government?
Herein, was the Aztec empire centralized?
Aztec Empire (Centralized Empire) Aztec Empire was once a defunct state due to Spanish colonization but revived by the Aztec Independence movement against Spain. Currently, they are in their largest land expansion.
Beside above, did the Aztecs pay taxes? The main sources of income for the empire were tribute and taxation. The conquered regions paid tribute to the emperor and the Aztec citizenry paid taxes (with the exception of priests, nobles, minors, orphans, invalids, and beggars). Failure to pay taxes was punishable through slavery or the confiscation of property.
Thereof, did the Aztecs have kings?
Yes, the Aztecs had kings and queens. There were nine kings. The king was known as Tlahtoani which means 'He who Speaks' in Nahuatl, the language spoken by the Aztecs. One of them called Atotoztli (“Water-Bird”) became a queen and Ilancueitl (“Old Woman Skirt”) was the wife of the first Aztec king.
How did the Aztecs influence the world today?
Other ways the influenced todays world is by their diet, recreation, their arts and trade. Their diet consisted of maize, beans and squash to which were often added chilis, tomatoes, crickets, maguey worms, ants, larvae, etc. The Aztecs daily Recreation sport was a ball game called Tlachtli.