Incas Warfare Tactics: Unique Vs. Indigenous Societies

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The Inca’s warfare tactics were incredibly unique compared to other indigenous societies. They often shied away from simply fighting and rather used the tactic of diplomacy to win battles, claim land, and leave with minimum bloodshed. The Incas were excellent diplomats and were able to negotiate with the tribes they were fighting against. For example, when the Incas went to war, they would tell the other tribe that they wouldn’t fight them if the tribe simply gave in and became part of the Incan military. This way, no one got hurt and the Incan Empire grew. However, if the opposing tribe chose to not become part of the Incan empire, the Incas would fight them and often win due to the size of their military. The majority of opposing tribes
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