Successfully reported this slideshow.
You’ve unlocked unlimited downloads on SlideShare!
• Túpac Inca Yupanqui began
conquests to the north in 1463
and continued them as Inca
ruler after Pachacuti's death in
• Túpac Inca's most important
conquest was the Kingdom of
Chimor, the Inca's only serious
rival for the Peruvian coast.
Túpac Inca's empire stretched
north into modern-day
Ecuador and Colombia.
• Túpac Inca's son Huayna Cápac
added a small portion of land to the
north in modern-day Ecuador and in
parts of Peru and Bolivia and Chile,
north of the Maule River.
• He empire's push into the Amazon
Basin near the Chinchipe River was
stopped by the Shuar in 1527. The
empire extended into corners of
Argentina and Colombia. However,
most of the southern portion of the
Inca empire, the portion denominated
as Qullasuyu, was located in the
There were two classes
in Inca society:
• the ruling classes
• the peasants.
Source of Living
• Most people were farmers
who produced their own
food and clothes.
• They also raised guinea
pigs, ducks and dogs and
• Llama provided the
peasants with wool and it
could carry heavy loads as
The Inca spoke the
they used quipus, which
were strings with a system
of knots attached to them.
That’s how they recorded
• The Inca worshipped gods of
nature the sun, the earth or
• worshipped their ancestors
Harvest feasts were celebrated in
May, planting rituals were held in
• Farm Life (TERRACE
FARMING METHODS AND
• Tied Up in Knots (KNOT
• Ingenious Food (FREEZE
• Hit the Road (ROAD