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  • 1. The Inca Empire
    History and Collapse
  • 2. Empire
    Mostly high in the Andes Mountains.
  • 3. Physical Features
    Included mountains, rain forests and the coast.
  • 4. Climate
    High elevation meant colder weather.
  • 5. Government
    Central System
    Trade was run by the government
    Government took care of people in time of need
  • 6. Mita
    Labor tax system.
  • 7. Religion
    The Inca worshipped many different gods.
  • 8. Upper Class
    Included priests and warriors
  • 9. Lower Class
    Included farmers and peasants, made up most of the population.
  • 10. Achievements
    Quipu
    Language
    Calendar
    Textiles
    Mansonry
  • Quipu
    Record keeping system.
  • 14. Language
    One official language – Quechua, which all business had to be conducted in
    Language only oral not written
  • 15. Calendar
    One religious calendar to mark rites and rituals
    One agricultural calendar to mark the proper time to harvest crops
    Two types:
  • 16. Textiles
    Many brightly colored and warm clothes.
  • 17. Llama
    Very useful animal to the Inca.
  • 18. Masonry
    Stones stayed together without cement.
  • 19. Hanging Bridges
    Spanned great heights.
  • 20. Roads
    Made travel for messengers easier.
  • 21. Terraced Farming
    Limited amount of farmland meant making space.
  • 22. Machu Pichu
    Great landmark of the civilization.
  • 23. Conquest
    The Inca empire fell in a few short years.
  • 24. Civil War
    Two brothers fought for power when their father died
    Severely weakened the Inca military
  • 25. Pizzaro
    Pizzaro conquered the Inca Empire with the aid of guns, armor and horses.
  • 26. The Empire Falls
    The Inca civil war
    Pizarro with his guns, armor and horses
    The Conquistadors also brought unknown diseases to the Inca