Inca Empire Political: Most powerful figure in the Inca Empire was the Sapa Inca. For one to ascend to the lever of Inca, one must be descended from the original Inca tribe. He was also considered a deity descended from the sun who in theory owned everything. The Empire was a federalist system with four provinces (Chinchay Suyu (NW), Anti Suyu (NE), Kunti (SW), and Qulla Suyu (SE)) and a central government centered on the Sapa Inca. The four corners of the provinces meet at Cusco, the capital.
Although the two empires shared similarities in their military tactics and expansion, they showed numerous differences in the capital and the societal structures. The Aztec civilization, which was mainly centered in Mesoamerica, was not brutal or harsh as many believed. It was rich in both heritage and rituals. Similarly, the Inca Empire, which was in the west of South America, spanned for many miles and succeeded in many professions throughout the centuries between the 13th and 16 century. The two empires shared similarities in their military tactics and expansion.
In addition, the Bureau of censors responsible for monitoring and reporting the mistakes of all officials. Lastly, there is the department in charge of running the imperial household. The bureaucracy ran most of the dynasty and held a great amount of authority. Nevertheless, this government
As the Spanish colonial system was dismantled in the 19th century, power transitioned from Peninsulares to wealthy Criollos, and the gleaming concern of the “Indian Problem” prevailed among the indigenous population. The conquistadors conquered Latin American and among them the Inca Empire, a great empire that brought under its governance several distinct indigenous groups. The Spanish forwent replacing a governing body for these people but instead brought forth a monarchy that disregarded the native peoples as citizens. With wealthy and power now in the hands of the criollo elite, indigenous peoples were living in a form of feudalism; the elite owned the land while the Indians worked it. Jose Carlos Mariátegui, a native of Peru, became a revolutionary force for indigenous people of South America, specifically Peru in the early 20th century.
The primary source, The Broken Spears, not only tells us about the Conquest of the Aztec Empire by the Spaniards, but it reveals us some of their social, cultural and political aspects. This Great Empire was able to develop a complex civilization that was divided into three social classes nobles, or pipiltin, the ordinary citizens, or macehualtin, and the serfs and
Neo-Assyria was a powerful empire that ruled from 911-611 BCE. The Neo-Assyrians ruled harshly. They used deportations, propagandas, forced labor, and a strict hierarchy to control and expand their empire. Neo-Assyria was divided into two parts and each were ruled differently. The people of the Yoke of Ashur were conquered peoples, locally ruled, and had to pay tribute to the king.
King tut was probably one of the best known kings because his body was found. The same year that Tutankhamen took power, he married Ankhesenamun, his half sister and the daughter of Akhenaten and Nefertiti. Due to Tutankhaten's young age when he assumed power, the first years of his reign were probably controlled by an elder known as Ay, who bore the title of Vizier.As the populace was forced to honor Aten, the religious conversion threw the society into chaos. The capital was changed from Thebes to Amarna, and Akhenaten put all of his efforts into the religious transition,
The Spanish and Aztecs, who were both very powerful empires in their regions during the 15th and 16th centuries had man differences as well as similarities in their daily lives. They had similarities and differences in their daily lives from religious practices, leadership, social hierarchy, and education. This essay will compare those similarities and differences.
However, the third estate paid the highest amount of taxes and did not earn very much, hence taxation burdened the third estate. The clergy and nobility being more privileged caused a feeling of bitterness towards the ancien regime and the system that France followed from the third estate. With time this hatred only grew larger because of the ideas from the enlightenment. These ideas from the enlightenment came from the American revolution, therefore the American revolution also had an impact on France leading to the French revolution. The American revolution brought in revolutionary ideas, philosophies, and ideas which lead to the people of France being able to question the society the lived in which helped in laying the foundation for the revolution, therefore perspectives and ideas were one of the key factors that lead to the
The rise of the Aztec Empire (1150-1521) and Mongol Empire (1206-1368) affected their surrounding regions significantly. Through the invasions by these Empires, the areas they inhabited were conquered and reestablished as their own. The Aztecs and Mongols were similar in many ways including their mutual desire to gain power and land. Although these empires resemble each other in the way they acquired land, they vary in terms of their religion and reasons for engineering advances. Both empires established advances in engineering but, because of their environments, these advances were created differently to benefit themselves.