From Olmecs to Aztecs is a brief overview  (2000 BCE – 1325 CE) about the peopling of ancient civilizations that inhabited Mesoamerica and their contributions to the development of their respective cultures. This includes:  horticultural development, mathematics and forms of writing.  This lecture will cover the Olmecs, the greatness of Teotihuacan, the Toltec state, the Tarascan kingdom, a brief summary of the Mayan empire and the founding of the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan.