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Unformatted text preview: of daily life at all the emotional, moral, and aesthetic levels through which Aztecs sought to understand their world and identify its necessities was by sacrificing people to the necessities of their society (http://www.powells.com/biblio/0521400937? &PID=32322). 4. Inca: A boy was to go to battle and die gloriously in warfare. A girl was to provide water, grind food, and sweat by the hearth. Basically this was Aztecs: there were no stereotyped skilled tasks in which they were trained at an early age to be compared to the spinning and weaving skills of girls. Men went to warfare, women.women wove and worked only for their families, but as chiefdoms and small kingdoms developed, the local rulers began to demand tribute (taxes), largely demanded in the form of cloth, which was manufactured almost exclusively by women....
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