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