In 1438 AD the Inca Empire started to flourish throughout South America. Over the next 50 years it spread to places that we now know as Peru, Bolivia, northern Argentina, Chile, and Ecuador. Earlier, contemporary Andean traditions, in particular the Wari civilisation and ancient Tiwanaku civilisation, influenced the Inca religion immensely. But the Inca empire was very short lived as it only lasted from 1438 to 1532 AD, just short of 100 years.
Tawantinsuyu, or The Inca empire’s geography drastically affected the culture of the Incas. It “...was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America”(Crystal Links), they lived in the Andes mountains and started as a small tribe. They began to form at around 1200 A.D. They began to be a big empire by conquering other tribes and gaining new members.
Inca, now a part of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru was one of the most famous civilizations. The Incas started in the Andes mountain in the 1200AD. The Incas used to be hunters from Asia. The people took thousands of years for them to form a community. The Incas developed roads, expanded their land, and their uniformity with other empires helped their empire rise.
Poster 1.0: the Aztecs believed that humans needed gods to survive. The gods could reward them, by bringing good crops for harvest, or punish them by sending earthquakes and floods. For these reasons, pleasing and honoring the gods was crucial in Aztec religion. 1.1: They adopted gods from other Mesoamerican groups such as Tlaloc, the rain god, and Quetzalcoatl, the feathered serpent. However, the most important was Huitzilopochtli, the sun god and god of war.
The Aztecs began as a northern tribe whose name came from a valley known as Aztlan, which was the name of their homeland. They appeared in Mesoamerica, today known as the south central region of Mexico, in the 13th century. There, the Aztecs built their proud city, Tenochtitlan. It was the heart of the Aztec civilization. The Aztec emperor didn’t rule every city state.
Exposé of: The conquest of the Inca Empire - Why were the Spanish able to conquer the Incas and not the Incas the Spanish? In 1532, the New and the Old world collided in Cajamarca in a way that could not have been more drastic. The Inca’s absolute monarch Atahualpa in the midst of his army of 80.000 soldiers encountered F. Pizarro - a Spanish conquistador who set out with a squad of 168 conquistadors to conquer the Inca Empire and extract history biggest ransom. The collision at Cajamarca ended in favor of the conquistadors and marked the sudden end if the Inca Empire.
Interviewer: Kamryn Hampton Person Interviewing: Luis Quispe Illa, Age 14 Q: What is your daily life like in your culture? A: I live 11,000 feet high in the Andes Mountains in one of the many villages of Chumpe and Poques. It is very hard living so far. We have to walk long distances over mountain roads in sometimes freezing temperatures to get to our destination.
Did Latin American tribes successfully adapt their environment to build civilizations? The Latin American tribes had to learn to survive in harsh conditions. Some lived in swampy, wet, marshy land, and some lived in dry, harsh, desert land. Resources were few, and conditions weren’t very good.
South America, one of the world's regions with highest risks of natural disasters, is a continent in the southern hemisphere of the globe, between Central America and Antarctica, caught up between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The region is home of striking contrast between two extremes: a modern, democratic and wealthy population; and a traditional population, often excluded from power, affected by poverty. It has a very broad local history, until 1492; and a modern history starting from the discovery of the continent by Christopher Columbus in 1942, signing the beginning of colonization by Europeans during the sixteenth century. From then until the nineteenth century, the century of independence; Europe had a dominant role on the continent.
The Nazca civilization is an ancient civilization that developed in South America. More specifically in the Southern part of Peru. This civilization originated in Peru around 400 B.C. and collapsed around 700 A.D. The Nazca civilization is artistically, religiously, and intellectually significant in world history. The Nazca Civilization was and still is religiously significant.
Native American culture Between the Five Native American cultures, most definitely the most viable one was the Incas. They engaged in agriculture, bringing water down from the Andes by aqueducts which represented a well developed architecture and math knowledge. The Incas also had the cities connected by good roads; they were organized. Also, they lived peacefully and this is another thing that can make them a more viable society, when you don’t fight the enemy but peacefully absorbed them with promises prosperity and peace you get to know other culture, other ways of architecture and learn a lot more.