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on the map of Aztec imperial provinces in 1519 CE (Figure 1). You may find it useful to color in the different types of provinces in some manner. 1. Do you notice any patterns in the spatial locations of tributary versus strategic provinces? What do you think explains the pattern? Make sure you justify your answer(4 points). Some patterns that I was able to identify on the map of Aztec imperial provinces in 1519 CE were that the strategic provinces are located right alongside the border of the enemies near them. I believe that this makes sense because due to how focused they would be on ensuring that they keep themselves safe in the face of the enemy.
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PART II – TRIBUTARY PROVINCES AND THEIR RESOURCESBACKGROUNDThe Matricula de Tributos (Also known as the Codex Moctezuma) lists 39 tribute-paying provinces. It also describes the annual tribute quota that a province had to pay to the Aztec Empire. (Note that these lists are likely incomplete: Several researchers cite the absence of known tribute items, like silver, in the tribute lists as evidence that the tribute rolls we have are not exhaustive. In addition, examples of provincial lists of what they paid the Aztecs don’t always match the Matricula). Regular tribute was paid twice or fourtimes a year. Occasionally, Aztec rulers demanded special, one-time gifts from both tributary and strategic provinces.In the Part II portion of the exercise, you will interpret the tribute rolls from two tributary provinces in very different parts of the empire. Archaeologists name the Aztec provinces after their central tribute-collection site. This was often, but not always, the largest city inthe province. Compare the lists of place-names on each tribute list to list of provinces in

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