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Aztec and Inca empires
Aztec and Inca empires
Well first of all, both the Inca and the Aztec performed human sacrifices to the gods. However, sacrifices were done by the thousands in the Aztec Empire. In the Inca World, it was more like when disaster struck or something unexpected had happened would a ceremonial sacrifice take place high in the…
Inca Tribe culture
Inca Tribe culture
The Inca empire developed between 1400 and 1500 AD in an area which is now Peru. Before the 15th century the Andean region was populated by many different tribes of people. Under the military leadership of Pachacuti and his son Topa Inca, who were Inca emperors between 1438 and 1493, the Inca state expanded…
Inca Civilizations
Inca Civilizations
Inca Civilization The Inca Empire, or Inka Empire (Quechua: Tawantinsuyu), was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America. The administrative, political and military center of the empire was located in Cusco in modern-day Peru. The Inca civilization arose from the highlands of Peru sometime in the early…
Incas Aztecs and Mayans
Incas Aztecs and Mayans
Several cultures flourished in Central and South America from about 300 c.e. in the modern-day nations of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Of the many early civilizations first living in this area, the Mayans, Aztecs, and Incas are the best known and offer…
Mystery of the Maya
Mystery of the Maya
It s hard to believe that while the European continent was entrenched in the horrors of the Dark Ages, the Mayan culture was thriving. Not only did the Mayans create a complicated written language, they had far exceeded the Europeans in their study and mapping of the stars and planets, mathematics, and…
Aztec Mayan and Inca
Aztec Mayan and Inca
What happened to the Aztecs, Maya, and Inca? The great civilizations of Mexico and of Central and South America faced many internal conflicts at the start of the sixteenth century. But their troubles became far greater when the first Spanish explorers arrived. In 1519, Hernando Cortés landed on the Gulf…
Inca culture For Kids
Inca culture For Kids
The Inca society was based around strict social classes. Few people had the opportunity to improve their social status. Once a person was born into a social class, that was where they would remain for the rest of their life. Noble Classes (Inca) The Inca Empire was ruled by the ancestors of the original…