The Inca Empire In The Early 16th Century

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The Inca Empire was possibly the largest empire in the world in the early 16th century. It is political and administrative structure. It was the most sophisticated found among the native peoples in the Americas. From 1438 to 1533, the Incas incorporated a large portion of western South America, centered on the Andean Mountains, using conquest and peaceful assimilation, among other methods. This essay be about the Inca Empire. Like political, The people, and last the civilization.

The Inca politics were very sophisticated in the 16th century. The Inca government was called the Tawantinsuyu. It was a monarchy ruled by a single leader called the Sapa Inca. Sapa Inca was the emperor of all the Incas or sole leader. He was the most powerful person in the land and everyone else reported to the Sapa Inca. The empire was divided into our quarters called “suyu” were Chinchaysuyu, Antisuyu, Qualla suyu, and Kunti Suyu. At the center of the four quarters was the capital city of Cuzco. Each suyu was then further divided into provinces called "wamani". A lot of times each wamani was made up of a tribe that had been conquered by the Inca. There were also smaller divisions within each wamani. In order to run the government, the Inca needed food and resources which they acquired through taxes. Each ayllu was responsible for paying taxes to the government. The Inca had tax inspectors that watched over the people to make sure that they paid all their taxes. There were two main taxes that

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