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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...
  • Few Changes In The Moslem Empires
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    The Islam faith was a very predominant one in the world's past history. When it first started to rise along with the teachings of Mohammed, it was very popular. Their military and cultural achievements were remarkable. When the Arabs first started conquering land, they had affected the language and cultures of those lands. Mohammed was a very spiritual man, who helped Islam rise and conquer. Mohammed was born in 569 B.C.E. Mohammed had lost both of his parents by the age of 6, leaving him in the...
  • Fall Of The Western Roman Empire
    568 words
    In 133 BC, the Republic of Rome took control of the Mediterranean Sea. The empire was prosperous and strong, but eventually experienced a downfall. The fall of the Western Roman Empire was caused by internal decay in political and military issues, economics, sociology, and religion. The political and military state of Rome started to decline after the death of Marcus Aurelius in A.D. 180. When he died, his spoiled son, Commodus, took over. Commodus was a poor leader causing civil wars and tribes...
  • African Empires Of Mali
    649 words
    There were many empires and kingdoms in West Africa. The empires of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai were three of them. These empires set the way for new ones to come. The way these people lived is very unique. The most important thing that all of these people did was trading. This was how all of the prospered so well. The West African empires of Mali, Ghana, and Sonhai were very important cultures to all people of Africa. The Empire of Ghana rose when Africans started to use the Camel to cross the Sah...
  • Fall Of The Western Roman Empire
    455 words
    What caused the fall of the Western Roman Empire? The fall of the Western Roman Empire is a very extensive topic because there were a multitude of continuous events that led to the demise of one of the world's most legendary empires. Although there are many theories to the downfall of the Western Roman Empire the main cause was the internal corruption of the Empire and then the closely followed invasions on an internally weakened society. Through out the years historians have been examining ever...
  • Most Important Resources Of Austria
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    Austria, a small country in Central Europe famous for its gorgeous mountain scenery. The towering Alps, and the foothills stretch across the western, southern and central parts of the country. Broad green valleys, lovely mirror lakes and thick forest cover a good portion of the land. Austria with no coastline shares its surrounded borders with Liechtenstein and Switzerland tothe west; Germany and the Czech Republic to the north; Hungary and Slovakia tothe east; and to the south Italy and Sloveni...
  • Genghis Khan
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    His name struck anguish in the hearts across Asia, yet he remains an icon to the people of Mongolia. He could slay thousands without flinching. He was considered one of the most barbaric people ever, yet he ruled fairly. He gave his enemies one simple choice: surrender and be enslaved, or die. By consistently enforcing discipline, rewarding skill and allegiance, and punishing those who opposed him, he established a vast empire. His empire was far greater than Alexander the Great. Meet the man be...
  • Trade Systems Of The Empires
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    The Ancient African Empires were very advanced for there times, they were advanced before any European contacts. Each Empire had its similarities and its differences but none of the empires were exactly the same, but they were all advanced Empires for their time. Even though many people believe that Africa was nothing until the Europeans stumbled upon the land they are very mistaken. The African Empires had set up strong economy, a government system, religious beliefs, and significant advancemen...
  • Inca Empire
    915 words
    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...
  • Greatest Achievements Of The Gupta Empire
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    Before the nearly 200 year reign of the Gupta's, Northern India was considered dead. In fact, many Indian priests actually believed that the end of the world was near. There was no official leader of India, all of the land was broken down into many small and unhappy kingdoms. There was absolute chaos. There were no laws and crime was so widespread it seemed like there would never be an end to it. It was as if there was no hope for India. Then out of the darkness a light shone through. That light...
  • United Nations
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    There has been much written since the conflict in Iraq about a supposed U.S. Empire and there seems to be some evidence of one, but I prefer to give a conflicting viewpoint to this evidence. A book was released recently written by a former member of the Reagan administration named Clyde Prestowitz called "Rogue Nation" and in the book there is a chapter titled "The Unacknowledged Empire". There is also a group that has formed to educate Americans about the risks of empire building, which recentl...

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