Page 1 of 50 - About 500 essays
  • The Inca And Inca Culture

    1176 Words  | 5 Pages

    Have you ever heard of the Inca civilization? Well, the Inca community was a very accomplished empire ; everyone in the empire was unbelievable. The Inca people knew skills many others didn 't know about ; like the Aztecs fought more than they focused on the arts and the Mayan people mainly focused on the arts. Some of their skills were building, art, and farming. Incas built many buildings, like Machu Picchu. The Inca people survived many decades because of their advanced knowledge in farming ;

  • The Inca And The Incas

    1150 Words  | 5 Pages

    with gold? Well, the Inca had it pretty close. Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizzaro landed in Peru in 1532, and found unimaginable riches. The streets were not paved with gold- but their temples were. This empire was the largest empire on Earth of it 's time, but it was a brittle empire held together only by promises and threats. The true history of the Inca is still being written today. RELIGION- The Inca held strong, polytheistic religious beliefs. The Incas were a polytheistic

  • The Interesting Incas Of The Incas

    884 Words  | 4 Pages

    The Interesting Incas The Incas lead to the development of South America and it was vital to how it is now. That is why learning about their culture, accomplishments, and how the Spanish affected them. Even if the Incan didn’t strongly influence culture they have achievements worth looking at. For example Machu Picchu is a wonder of the world, just like Great Wall of China or the Pyramids of Giza. That is because this place was built on one of the highest mountain in the world. We would have trouble

  • Inca Civilization And The Inca Empire

    1441 Words  | 6 Pages

    Incan Civilization Inca civilization began in the high plateaus of the Andes Mountains. The civilization grew slowly until Pachacuti took the throne in 1438. He conquered all of Peru and more. The Inca were able to do this because they had a strong military and they were good diplomats. The Inca only used force when it was absolutely necessary. They prefered to have enemy civilizations surrender. If an enemy civilization did surrender, the Inca would let them keep local customs and rituals in exchange

  • The Inca Empire

    919 Words  | 4 Pages

    The Inca empire was one of the most advanced technology empires during the period of 1400 to 1533 C.E. The Inca Civilization thrive on the ancient Andean region of South America. By the end, their empire spread across the western South America from Quito in the North to Santiago to the South. Up until, its conquest by Spanish military in the 1530s. In this course of time, Incas were facing some slumps and success moments. Incas made their home high in the mountains, about 11,000 feet above the

  • The Incas

    1875 Words  | 8 Pages

    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 arrival

  • The Incas And The Inca Empire

    1435 Words  | 6 Pages

    geography. The Incas were among one of those ancient civilizations. They had amazing ingenuity to make use of their environment. The Incas built agriculture terraces and they had a complex irrigation system. And some crops that we use today. The physical environment of the Incas affected and shaped their civilization. The Incan Indians started as a small tribe in South America in pre- Columbian times. According to Lin Donn, author on the website, Inca Empire for Kids Quick History, “The Inca empire started

  • Inca Empire Essay

    3279 Words  | 14 Pages

    The basis of Inca society was the "ayllu", which was a clan of families living together in a restricted area, including leaders, priests, wizards, and the rest of the people (Rosso 122). Everyone belonged to an "ayllu". An individual was born in an "ayllu" and died within it. Even the choice of a male could be determined by the "ayllu". If an Inca man did not marry by the age of 20, the "head" of the "ayllu" selected a wife for him (Inca Empire 5). For administrative purposes

  • Characteristics Of Inca Architecture

    1010 Words  | 5 Pages

    the Incas are no different. The Incas were an advanced civilization that had similar ideologies to modern people and created innovative mechanical objects. From their architecture to their irrigation systems, the Incas put a lot of thought into it. The Incan architecture has been one of the most fascinating, intriguing and mysterious designs and placements. The Inca civilization can be considered as one of the best civilizations of Mesoamerica. Alike many civilizations in the world, the Incas developed

  • Inca Religion

    1185 Words  | 5 Pages

    The Incas worshiped gods in their temples. The Incas was a large group of people and most of them went to the temples and worshiped. The Incas were influenced traditions while worshipping. The Incas have 10,000,000 people in their population. The chaska owned one of the temples. The priest aided the aulas only. Earthquakes were important to the Incas. Macopacs wife is also is sister from his family. Hunters gathered information from the communities The Incas lost control of an empire.