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    Machu Picchu is located in the Peru Culture: In 1450, citizens of Machu Picchu were the Incas. These people had to follow their system of government called the federal system. Created by Pachacuti, the emperor, this government system was used throughout the Inca empire. The Tahuantinsuyu, a federal system, had four provincial governments, which made the Inca Empire so stable throughout their time. The Tahuantinsuyu, consisted of four regions controlled by the Opas. The Opas were Inca noblemen. Sapa Inca controlled the Tahuantinsuyu. The Incas believed in many gods, deities, and sacred places. A famous god they believed in was the “Sun God”. The believed that this god was “the protector of the people and was the creator of warmth”. They also believed in a mixture of complex ceremonies, practices, and beliefs. Some ceremonies might include sacrificing or a child's naming ceremony. The Incas believed in many sacred objects like rivers, mountains, temples, or even rocks. They would treat these places with kind and respect. When royalty was mummified they would put golden masks on there face to represent what social class they were in. The other classes had masks made out of wool or clay. Having a shelter was important…

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    The Incas Ideology

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    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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    Inca Religion

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    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…

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    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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    A very important leader in the Inca civilization is a man named Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui; translates to earthquake. He was a very important figure because he was able to rise on top amongst all his other competitors. He rules the valley of Cuzco and managed to build an empire that stretched from Quito (present day Equator) to Santiago (present day Chile). This coverage was about 3,400 miles long and gave homes to twelve million people. A successful empire is an understatement. Because of…

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    Panama Hats Essay

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    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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    Inca Imperialism

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    expanding outside the Cuzco Valley. The reason: resources. The weather at the time was getting warmer and the crop yields were getting smaller and water becoming more scarce. The Incas were not going to starve, and therefore they started going to war and conquering smaller nations around them so they could exploit their resources. But expansion was not the same as imperialism. The Incas typically conquered, plundered and robbed from the land and people, and then went home. This was changed by…

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    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

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    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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    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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