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  • Inca Empire
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    The Inca were South American Indian people who ruled one of the largest and richest empires in the America's. The Inca Empire began to expand about 1438 and occupied a vast region that centered on the capital, Cusco, in southern Peru. The Empire extended more than 2,500 miles (4,020 kilometers) along the western coast of South America. It included parts of Present - Day Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina. The Inca Empire was conquered by Spanish Forces soon after their arriva...
  • Inca Empire As The Invading Spanish
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    The Inca The Incas were a distinct people with a distinct language living in a highland center, Cuzco. They were an ancient people, but had been subject to the regional powers during the entire history of South American urban cultures. They began to expand their influence in the twelfth century and in the early sixteenth century, they exercised control over more territory than any other people had done in South American history. The empire consisted of over one million individuals, spanning a te...
  • Inca Empire
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    Aztecs: Incas At the time the Spaniards arrived to the New World they found different Indian civilizations with many similitude and differences. In Mexico the Spaniards found a very stable empire called the Aztecs; the Aztec empire controlled a region stretching from the Valley of Mexico in central Mexico east to the Gulf of Mexico and south to Guatemala. The Aztec built great cities and developed a complex social, political, and religious structure. Spaniards found another Indian civilization c...
  • Most Controversial Issue Of Inca Religion
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    The Incas There are numerous civilizations that have been lost for thousands of years. To this day we still do not know how these once mighty civilizations have disappeared. There are hundreds of myths and folk tales surrounding them but no hard facts. One of the most famous ancient tribes were the Incas. The Incas were Native South American's, and lived around Andes, Peru. They were very much like Rome because they ruled so many people in different lands; the population was around 12 million. R...
  • Aztec And Inca Empires
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    The Aztec and Inca peoples lived in militaristic and expansionist societies whose ideals were fueled by their religious convictions. Expansionism was necessary for both societies to support their religious beliefs. The religious zeal of these two civilizations became something that the leaders of the empires could not control. These empires were built through ideologically driven conquests, which became the cornerstones of their societies and something beyond the control of the rulers. Every imp...
  • Official Language Of The Inca Empire
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    We know from history many various civilizations. Civilizations like Sumerian (4000 BC), Egyptian (3000 BC), Minoan (2000 BC), and Babylonian (1700 BC). Later, the Greek civilization, throughout the Macedonian empire, ranged as far east as northern India and as far south and west as Egypt. Then Romans were the rulers of the whole area from Constantinople, to Palestine and North Africa to Britain. After centuries, the Vikings, people from what is now Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, established coloni...
  • Inca Empire Between His Two Sons
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    Inca Empire: What Could Have Been Watching the 2 videos on the Inca Empire was very enlightening. I learned much about the Inca customs, farming, community and religion. I wondered as I viewed the film, how different the country of Ecuador might be if the Incas had defeated the Spanish. A family divided decided that fate. Two Brothers In 1526, the ruler of the Incas, Huayna Capac, died. The custom of the time was to leave the empire to one son. Instead, Huayna divided the Inca Empire between his...
  • Slide 3 On The New Expedition Pizarro
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    ECUADOR Before becoming Ecuador in 1830 it was known as the Vice royalty of Granada. Western imperialism and exploration led Spain to inhabit this Gold mine. Thesis: Slide 1 The year 1492 brought about many changes in the Old World that forever altered the way we understand and perceive the New World. Imperialism and Colonialism soared to new heights and brought two completely different worlds into a crash course forever entwining cultures, laws, religion, and customs in North and South America....
  • Inca And The Aztec
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    The Inca and the Aztec were alike in some ways but also had very large differences. The Inca lived on the northeastern coast of South America from 1450 AD to 1535 AD. The Aztecs lived in central Mexico from 1325 AD to 1523 AD. Let's look at the agriculture. The Inca had an advanced agriculture system, which allowed them to grow more food and specialize. They would carve steps out of a hill and then would plant vegetables such as corn, beans, and squash. These were called terraces. They also had ...
  • Inca Empire
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    At its height, the Inca empire stretched from modern day Colombia to central Chile, and had about nine to ten million inhabitants, yet in 1532 Francisco Pizarro and a meager 62 horsemen and 102 foot soldiers conquered the empire. Pizarro was able to conquer the Incas not only because of his cunning and ruthlessness, but also because their kingdom was in disarray, therefore, I will discuss what I believe are the three main reasons why the empire fell, and none of them will have anything to do wit...
  • Inca Empire
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    The Inca Empire was the largest and most advanced empire of its time. It was located in Peru and lasted from 1200 AD to 1535 AD. The word Inca means "ruler" in the Quechua language (this is the language that was used throughout the entire empire). The word is now used to describe all of the people who were ruled by this civilization. The history of these fascinating people is hard to find because they never had a written language, although archeologists and historians have pieced it together by ...

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