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  • Inca Religion

    formed and army which rose up and assisted the young prince. From this victory, he became the ninth Inca ruler in 1438 and earned the name Pachacuti, meaning “he who transforms the earth” (Beck 13-16). Pachacuti: Pachacuti became a powerful military leader for the Incas and began conquering neighboring tribes and united them under his rule. He set up a method of adding other tribes that would continue for many future Inca leaders. Before any attacks were made, Pachacuti would send ambassadors who would tell all of the advantages of being part of the Incas, how they lived in peace and had food stored up in case of famine. Occasionally, hearing of their greatness was all a tribe needed and they joined immediately. Others surrendered as soon as they first saw the Inca military approaching to attack. Some chose to fight against the Incas, but because of their superior weaponry and manpower, the Incas would quickly win the war. They would then teach them their language, assert their gods above the local gods and keep the local idols and the sons of royal families as hostages in Cuzco. With their gods and royal sons held hostage, the people were too afraid to rebel against the Incas. The Incas took a survey of the people and land in the new area and divided it by the Inca methods of organization (Beck 17-20). Even with these measures, Pachacuti still worried about uprisings. In order to prevent this, any people in new areas who might cause trouble were moved to placed previously…

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  • The Incas Ideology

    Ultimately when thinking in a similar way to the Inca, can lead towards the start on describing the heartland of the Inca Empire. Therefore, with Virachoca attempting to conquer more land and build the empire. As well as with the help from Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui, who attempted to have sovereignty over the Cuzco Valley, he defeated the Chancas. Consequently led to the expansion of the Inca Empire, which begins with the discussion on Cuzco. Cuzco is a small city located in a high mountain, which…

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  • Machu Picchu Case Study Answers

    lived the rest of their lives serving the Inca emperor. Bingham believed that when the last Inca king went into the mountains to escape the Spanish, he took the ‘virgins of the sun’ with him. In conclusion, Bingham believed that the skeletal remains were those of the ‘virgins of the sun’ and the city on the mountain was Vilcabamba. Forensic anthropologist John Verano re-examined the bones and does not believe that the skeletal remains were mostly female, but that they were half-female and half…

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  • Panama Hats Essay

    Carludovica palmata plant. From its raw material, the hat is considered as a green product. In this essay, I will use Pachacuti as a case to study different aspects of Panama hat since Pachacuti is a British company and a global fair trade brand best known for Panama and felt hats. Objectives and expected outcomes The objectives of this essay are to study the history of Panama hats and the potential environmental impact of its production and consumption process as well as the disposal of the…

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  • Compare And Contrast Incan God And Inca God

    they were created by Inti.The Inca worshiped more gods than just Inti.They believed in another god called Viracocha.They believed that Viracocha was the creator god.They thought that Viracocha created the sun and the stars.They also believed that Viracocha gave the constellations special jobs.They believed that the sun was the most important servant of Viracocha.They also believed in a weather god they called Thunder.They thought that Thunder drew rain from the milky way.Two other gods are Earth…

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  • Essay On Inca Empire

    The Inca empire Inca Empire was a very strong presence in new world, the South Americas. They had amazing architecture, which was so good that it could hold a 40 foot stone wall together with out mortar. Their empire had over six million people in it, who were very law abiding people, and their strong government was also able to govern the people over vast distances, with many natural obstacles. The Inca diet mainly consisted of stew, maize. The Inca built a vast empire. Supported by taxes,…

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  • Viracochu And The Incan Civilization

    During the 14th century, a civilization known as the Incas began to flourish in what is now Peru. They were one of the many small groups who resided in the Andes Mountains of South America, but had wanted to expand their tribe, both in terms of it’s population and territory. In the 15th century, they had absorbed most of the surrounding tribes, at first peaceably and later, when they met resistance, by subjugation. At around 1438, the Incas had gained a new, strong king, Pachacuti, who had…

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  • Machu Picchu Civilization

    What we do know about these people is very biased, since this information comes from the Spanish explorers coming to conquer this land. The Incas were warrior peoples, conquering nearby lands and “forging them into one of the largest empires in the world, stretching some 2,400 miles” (NOVA, 2010). They transformed sloping lands into farmland, using rise and run in the process of terracing. The impressiveness of the civilization comes with the realization that it was only around for about one…

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  • Aztec And Inca Empires

    Both rapidly rose to power and dominated their region until the Spanish conquerors led to their downfall. Inca society was more community oriented while Aztec society demanded tribute and put themselves above their subjects. Each dominion had powerful leader; Itzcoatl helped legitimize Aztec rule while Pachacuti stifled a rebellion and expanded Inca rule. Both empires had varying similarities to Chinese, Roman, and Egyptian rule, whom they had no prior contact with until Spanish explorers met…

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  • Comparing Women In Silverblatt's Moon, Sun, And The Witches

    reproduce human life. Since women concentrated on fertility and reproduction of human life, it can be assumed that women’s roles in this Pre-Columbian society were to create life, raise children, and care for the land around them as if the land was a human. Women contributed to this indigenous society by caring for children, and helping the ayllu with any problems that may occur ranging from social issues to keeping the land fertile. These contributions complimented the men’s roles of…

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