Throughout the territory of the Incas had an important presence the Andean Mountain Range (also called Inca Mountain range), this geographical phenomenon exercise a decisive influence in the expansion of the Empire of the Incas.
What is the mountain range where the Inca civilization begin?
The Inca first appeared in the Andes region during the 12th century A.D. and gradually built a massive kingdom through the military strength of their emperors.
Why were the Incas so successful?
The Incas had a centrally planned economy, perhaps the most successful ever seen. Its success was in the efficient management of labor and the administration of resources they collected as tribute. Collective labor was the base for economic productivity and for the creation of social wealth in the Inca society.
What were the Inca cities like?
Cities were built around a central plaza, as they so often were in ancient times. The plaza was surrounded by temples and government offices and homes for the priests and nobles. The Incas loved shiny things. The nobles decorated their doors with gold and silver and anything shiny.
Why did the Incas disappear?
While there were many reasons for the fall of the Incan Empire, including foreign epidemics and advanced weaponry, the Spaniards skilled manipulation of power played a key role in this great Empire’s demise.