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The Inca Empire was called "Tahuantinsuyu" by the Inca, meaning "Land of the Four Quarters," and was one of the greatest ancient civilizations. The Inca Empire had approximately 10 million people under its control as wel... More »

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The Inca empire lasted from 1438 until 1532, when the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizzaro arrived and conquered the empire. The Inca civilization began around the year 1200, but their empire did not begin until Pachac... More »

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A smallpox epidemic swept through the Inca Empire, weakening it just in time for the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro and his men and allies to conquer it. There is also strong evidence that the empire was already ... More »

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A smallpox epidemic swept through the Inca Empire, weakening it just in time for the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro and his men and allies to conquer it. There is also strong evidence that the empire was already ... More »

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The Spanish explorer who conquered the Inca Empire was Francisco Pizarro in 1532. Pizarro was able to conquer the incredible empire with only 200 men to the Incan's thousands. More »

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Some of the major cities of the Inca Empire were Cusco, which was the the capital city, Choquequirao and Machu Picchu. Cusco was the center of Inca government and society, and was a sacred city laid out in the shape of a... More »

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The Inca Empire was a monarchy led by a sole ruler named Sapa Inca. Multiple officers who were part of the Inca class served under the king and helped him govern the empire. More »

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