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  • Inca Empire

    Peru is best known as the heart of the Inca empire‚ but it was home to many diverse indigenous cultures long before the Incas arrived. Although there is evidence of human habitation in Peru as long ago as the eighth millennium BC ‚ there is little evidence of organized village life until about 2500 BC. It was at about this time that climatic changes in the coastal regions prompted Peru’s early inhabitants to move toward the more fertile interior river valleys. For the next 1500 years‚ Peruvian civilization

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    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 Constantinopole‚ to Palestine and North Africa to Britain. After centuries‚ the Vikings‚ people from what is now Norway‚ Sweden‚ and Denmark‚ established colonies in northern France‚ Sicily‚ England‚ and Ireland. During the 13th century AD‚ Mongols created a vast empire in Central Asia and the Mongol Empire controlled the expanse of territory

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  • Incas empire

    The Inca Empire or Inka Empire[2] (Quechua: Tawantinsuyu[pronunciation?]) was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America.[3] The administrative‚ political and military center of the empire was located in Cusco in modern-day Peru. The Inca civilization arose from the highlands of Peru sometime in the early 13th century‚ and the last Inca stronghold was conquered by the Spanish in 1572. From 1438 to 1533‚ the Incas used a variety of methods‚ from conquest to peaceful assimilation‚ to incorporate

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  • The Inca Empire

    Incan Empire During a thriving time of expanding civilizations‚ the Inca Empire was new and developing with a unique way to carry a kingdom. The Incans were forced to face diversity in order to be a successful community. Despite a simple way of living their lives‚ the Incans faced a fall in the Empire. With a combination of; a lack of advanced technology‚ a poor military with an unexpected ransom‚ and awful health systems; leading to the downfall of the civilization. The Inca Empire was

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  • Comparison of the Aztec and Inca Empires

    government that focused on expansion.  Significance: Since Aztecs never really had a lot of control over the conquered people‚ many of them were eager to fight for Cortez against the Aztecs which helped lead to their decline. Incas on the other hand had a very complex empire with a lot of control over their people. So‚ since they had such an established rule‚ it made it MUCH harder and took a lot longer for Pizzaro to defeat them. RELIGION Similarity: Both Incan and Aztec religions were polytheistic

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  • the conquest of peru and the inca empire

    The Conquest of Peru and the Inca Empire With the mighty Aztec Empire in ruins and the Maya decimated in Central America‚ only one formidable native kingdom remains in the New World: the gold-rich Inca‚ high in the frigid mountains of Peru. Francisco Pizarro‚ an illiterate conquistador in the ruthless mold of Hernán Cortés sets out with 200 men to defeat the last great New World Empire. Juan Pizarro‚ Francisco’s Reckless Younger Brother The name Francisco Pizarro is well-known: he was the ruthless

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  • Advancements of the Maya, Inca and Aztec Empires

    In the history of the Americas many achievements have been made. Most of these achievements had come from the Maya‚ Inca‚ and Aztec Empires. Each civilization was greatly advanced in the topics agriculture‚ writing‚ and engineering and astronomy. Astronomy was one of the greatest achievements of the Mayan Empire. The Mayan Empire knew how many days were in a year and showed that they knew fall spring equinox. They demonstrated their knowledge of astronomy on their Pyramid of Kukulkan which they

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  • Spanish Conqest of Inca Empire

    best becomes a brave Castilian.” Reports of Peru ’s riches and the heroic stories of other conquistador’s success against the Aztec Empire in Mexico tantalized all of Spain. This influenced Pizarro to plead with the Spanish king‚ Charles V‚ for permission to undertake an expedition to claim Peru‚ the home of the Inca Empire‚ in the name of the Spain in 1528. The Inca Empire‚ with its 12 million in population‚ was currently undergoing civil unrest. After their father’s death‚ two brothers‚ Huascar and

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  • The Inca Empire: Project Management Legacy

    The Inca Empire The Inca Empire was one of the most extraordinary‚ monumental and organized civilization in America. Their domain extended from northern Ecuador to central Chile. Its capital was called Cuzco‚ which in Quechua means "Navel of the World". By the time of the Spanish arrival this city had 100‚000 inhabitants. Their chief god was the Sun; called "Inti"‚ this is also the second Peruvian currency. The foundation of the Empire was attributed to the Inca Manco

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  • The Conquest of the Aztec and Inca Empire

    Gallo; but in 1528 Pizarro discovered the Inca city of Tumbez. He went to Spain and at Toledo persuaded the Queen to appoint him governor and captain-general of Peru; Almagro was named commandant of Tumbez and Luque protector of the Indians. In 1532 Pizarro explored the coast of Ecuador but found Tumbez in ruins because of the Inca civil war. He killed the local chief Amotape‚ left sixty Spaniards in a new town called San Miguel‚ and invaded the Inca empire with only 168 men and 62 horses. An envoy

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