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Francisco Pizarro's Relationship With The Incas

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Francisco Pizarro made his first voyage in 1524, after much hardship and trouble with the natives of Panama, he returned to Spain with empty hands. Pizzaros second voyage was much larger, with 160 men and several horses carried in two ships. After some initial probing, Pizzaro's expedition split with Bartolome Ruiz, the pilot, taking half the command. November 1526 to late 1527. (1524-1527)While sailing off the coast of what is now Ecuador, Ruiz made first contact with the Incas. Aboard a balsa trading raft with a huge triangular cotton sail were 20 Inca crew and passengers. The Spanish boarded the boat and, to their happiness, saw a lot of pieces of silver and gold, precious stones and finely woven fabrics. They found the land of wonders.
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