How Did Francisco Pzarro Conquer The New World

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Francisco Pizarro was a conqueror. He was able to conquer the largest empire with a few men and set up a Spanish perch in South America that was suppose to last for several centuries to come.Pizarro was not very royal. He was moved by the motive for fame, fortune, and adventure. He desired that he would try to make the dreams a reality. But he would make them come true in the New World.

In 1528, Pizarro went back to Spain and managed to obtain a task from Emperor Charles V. Pizarro was to conquer the southern territory and establish a new Spanish territory there. In 1532, joined by his brothers, Pizarro overtook the Inca leader Atahualpa and conquered Peru. Three years later, he founded the new capital city of Lima. Pizarro had heard rumors of a land in South America that was full of gold and other treasures. He wanted to explore the land. He made two initial expeditions into the land. The first expedition took place in 1524 and was a total failure. Several
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He established the first Spanish settlement in Peru called San Miguel de Piura. Meanwhile the Inca had just fought a civil war between two brothers, Atahualpa and Huascar. Their father the emperor had died and both wanted his throne. Atahualpa won the war, but the country was weakened from the internal battles. Many Inca were also sick from diseases brought by the Spanish such as smallpox. Pizarro and his men set out to meet with Atahualpa. Atahualpa felt he had nothing to worry about. Pizarro only had a few hundred men while he had tens of thousands. However, Pizarro set a trap for Atahualpa and took him prisoner. He held him ransom for a room full of gold and silver. The Inca delivered the gold and silver, but Pizarro executed Atahualpa anyway. Pizarro then marched to Cuzco and took over the city in 1533. He looted the city of its treasure. In 1535 he established the city of Lima as the new capital of Peru. He would rule as governor for the next ten

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