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    woman or child would have been sacrificed to the gods. They would consume a fermented corn drink before the priest would strangle them to death. The sacrifices’ bodies would then be wrapped in fine materials and buried along with statues of the gods (Sources 1 and 3)- most commonly Inti or Viracochu, precious metals and food offerings. It was in the 16th century that the Incans began to attract the attention of the legendary Spanish conquistadors. The foreigners were sorely tempted by the fabled cities of gold, as stated in Source 2 in Pizarro’s address to his followers. Francisco Pizarro, a Spanish soldier of noble heritage was granted permission from his Monarchy to conquer the Incan land. When the Spanish landed in 1531, in what is now Lima, they met no resistance and promptly claimed it for their own. This scene is depicted in Source 5, with Pizarro and his followers gathered around their nation’s flag, their leader’s sword raised high into the air. Pizarro did not know that many American Indians from the Andes Mountains had watching his proceedings in secret. Upon seeing them for the first time, the Indians were extremely curious as to who the foreigners were, as they had never seen their like before. At first, the Indians called them viracocha cuna or ‘gods’, and watched them silently before the natives relayed all that they had seen to the Incans. They told them of their capito, Pizarro, who they described as tall, with a full beard and wrapped in clothing. They told…

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    Peru Research Paper

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    1532 . Peru became the main source of Spanish wealth and power in South America. In 1821, Peru declared its independence from Spain. The Maoist guerilla group Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path) began their brutal campaign to overthrow the government in 1980. A smaller rebel group, Tupac Amaru, also fight against the government. About 69,000 people were killed during the 1980-2000 wars between rebel groups and the government. Xxxx Geography Peru is divided into three natural regions, the Coast,…

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    Peru Crime Research Paper

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    The insecurity in Lima needs to disappear in 2021 Lima, the Capital City of Peru, was founded by Francisco Pizarro on January 18, 1535. With a population of almost 10 million, Lima is the most populous metropolitan area of Peru and the second largest city in the Americas, behind Sao Paulo and before Mexico City. Lima is the country´s commercial and industrial center and one of Latin America´s most important financial centers. And as a big city it also has big problems, one of them, is the…

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    Essay About Peru

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    Peru is a country located on the western coast of South America that borders the South Pacific Ocean and was the center of many ancient civilizations. Such as the Incas whose empire the Spanish conquistadors Diego de Almagro and Francisco Pizarro initiated an invasion and capture in the early 1500 's during the Spanish exploration of South America. The Spanish took control of the country and began to kill most of the Inca highest rulers. However, the biggest killer that the Incas received…

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    Madeinusa’s mother is said to have fled to Lima at some point in the past for unknown reasons. During tiempo santo people, in the temporary absence of supreme oversight, give in to excesses of all kinds, some are harmless enough like eating and dancing while others are darker and more sordid in nature, like the sexual abuse that Madeinusa suffers at her father’s hands. Incest is not only presented as one more of those excesses or as a signifier for the barbaric character of a society left to its…

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    life I have wanted to go on a mission trip to help mentor those in need. So when the opportunity came to go to Jicamarca, Peru I was extremely excited to be a part of the team being shipped off. Before going to Peru we were put through a “special” type of training. During this training we were taught what we were going to be speaking about, a skit, and a ballet dance. So when we went to Peru we would be ready for anything, at least that’s what I thought. Traveling to Peru was intense, we left…

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    Portraits In Colonial Peru

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    José was Viceroy of Peru from 1745-1761 and lived in Lima. In his portrait, he is depicted horseback in a field. This style of depiction was very similar to the portraits of the European Kings of the time, which suggests the artist was trying to show that the Viceroy was similar in stature and influence as a European King. The horse's position is also an important detail to highlight. The horse is seen with its leg up, which was know as a difficult maneuver to conduct. His control over the horse…

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    Moving Mountains Analysis

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    Edi Hirose and Nancy La Rosa’s Moving Mountains: Extractive Landscapes of Peru features a showcase of many videos, photographs, and various installations depicting the effects of the human enterprise to obtain the resources of Peru. Despite of once having an historically rich landscape, the extraction of the country’s natural resources has clearly left a permanent mark in both the Peruvian population and their land. La Rosa and Hirose attempt to expose the startling effects of the industry from…

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    Lima Bean Experiment

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    Question: How do various liquids (Tap water, creek water, miracle grow + water) affect the growth of a plant? Background Information: When recalling knowledge about what plants need to grow, some things were obvious; sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide. Lima beans are a annual, and need to be in a warm climate to grow best. Lima beans grow best in temperatures between 60 degrees and 70 degrees and prefer a soil pH of 6.0 to 6.8. Also, lima beans need specific water levels to be successful. If…

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    The TED Talks between Manuel Lima, “A Visual History of Human Knowledge,” and Fabian Oefner, “Psychedelic Science,” are completely different on their topics. “An image is worth more than a thousand words.” (Oefner 0:10) An image can be interpreted different ways, it just depends on the perspective of the person. Sometimes images can leave people speechless. Although Lima and Oefner had completely different TED Talks, both Lima and Oefner managed to use visual aids in their presentations. Both…

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