A Summary Of Francisco Pizzaro

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Francisco Pizzaro- (1474-1541) was a Spanish conquistador he was an obscure adventurer and barbaric cruel man. In 1532, he left Spain for the New World in the wake of early discoveries. Pizzaro, discovered and overthrew the Inca Empire of Peru. Capturing the Inca King Atahualpa, the king trying to negotiate his release for freedom with his gold. Pizarro, agreed that he would release him once the gold was delivered. Pizarro collected the ransom, and ordered for the King to be executed. In 1535, he found Lima and made it his capital. He confiscated all of the gold/silver from the kingdom and churches and sent it back to Spain. He took over the cities and enslaved the Inca people to rebuild the city and churches, changing the Inca religion

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