Essays Tagged: "Inca"

Che Guevara

school. He graduatedin l953. After several years, Ernesto went to Guatemala writing articles onthe Inca and Myan ruins. During his stay in Guatemala, he had the chance tobecome a government medical p ...

(2 pages) 124 1 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Transatlantic Slave Trade, How it was organized, who particpated, who profitted. An overview on the triangular trade route.

continent. The ottoman Turks in Europe and Western Asia, the Ming dynasty in China, the Aztecs and Inca in the Americas, Mali and Songhai in West Africa, and the Mogul Empire of Akbar the Great in In ...

(3 pages) 175 1 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Democracy in Ecuador

a democratically elected alcalde (mayor).Most histories of Ecuador begin with the expansion of the Incas from Peru in the 1400s, although archaeological evidence indicates the presence of people in E ... cates the presence of people in Ecuador for many thousands of years before then. The history of pre-Inca Ecuador is lost in a tangle of time and legend. Generally speaking, the main populations lived ...

(7 pages) 69 0 3.0 Dec/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Comparison of Societies of Central and South America

ca led to the development of such practices of chinampas. The tightly centralized government of the Incas, in conjunction with the intricate system of government and communication led to the developme ... ricate system of government and communication led to the development of this culture. The Mayan and Inca process of evolution of an empire was different, but the result of a centralized government and ...

(2 pages) 79 0 2.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Colonization of Latin America.

the face of the planet. During the early 1400's three dominating societies, the Spanish, Aztec, and Inca empires conquered and quickly expanded their borders. The historical question arises in spite o ... anish crown's control its colonies in the New World and ultimately led to the demise of the Aztecs, Incas. What on the outside looked like a firm and robust imperialistic sovereignty was in actuality ...

(6 pages) 232 3 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Its preety much bout tupacs life

n Brooklyn, NY 1971. While still a small child, his mother changed his name to Tupac Amaru after an Inca Indian revolutionary, "Tupac Amaru", meaning "Shining Serpent". "Shakur" meaning "Thankful To G ...

(3 pages) 36 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Covalent Compound: Cocaine

a was used by the Spanish, where cocaine was initially banned. However, invaders found that without Inca "the gifts of gods," working natives could barely work the fields or mine gold. Coca was distri ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Short essay on the level of sophistication of the Incas, Mayas, and Aztecs C.E 900-1450.

History11/1/04Short essay on the Mayan, Aztecs, and Inca C.E 900-1450The civilizations of the Mayans, Aztecs, and Inca were sophisticated compared to th ... ject of a large scheme. This was also true for roads and other building projects.The roads that the Incas made created a sense of unity in their empire. The roads promoted communication, social integr ... mong a large populous in markets show that the Aztecs were socially organized and sophisticated.The Inca showed much cleverness in their method of adapting to the slopes of the Andes Mountains. The id ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

History/Facts of Machu Pichu in Peru.

manly peak" or "old peak". It is believed to have been a royal estate and religious retreat for the Incan people. It was built between 1460 and 1470 AD by an Incan ruler, Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui. It i ... of them women, children, and priests.The buildings are thought to have been planned and built under Inca architects. Most of the structures are built of granite blocks cut with stone tools, and smooth ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Incas info essay

he Incas were a distinct people with a distinct language living in a highland center, Cuzco. They were ... itory stretching from Ecuador to northern Chile.Unlike the military empires in Central America, the Incas ruled by proxy. After conquering a people, they would incorporate local rulers into their impe ... ho fought for them, and treated well all those conquered people who cooperated. So, in reality, the Inca "empire," as the invading Spanish called it, was not really an empire. It was more of a confede ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Maya and Inca.

The Maya and Inca were both prominent civilizations which existed in the pre-Columbian period in Meso and South A ... and South America. Both civilizations had elaborately designed cities and agricultural systems. The Inca in addition had also built a large road system and terracing system to maintain their populatio ... ivilizations also developed highly accurate calendars to aid in their yearly rituals and lives. The Inca worshiped the Sun god over all and their kings were said to be descended from this god while th ...

(1 pages) 871 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Incas.

The Incas were South American Indian people who ruled one of the largest and richest empires in the Amer ... South American Indian people who ruled one of the largest and richest empires in the America's. The Inca Empire began to expand about 1438 and occupied a vast region that centered on the capital, Cusc ... ica. It included parts of Present - Day Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina. The Inca Empire was conquered by Spanish Forces soon after their arrival in 1532.Inca emperors ruled the ...

(7 pages) 67 0 3.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Emerald: History & Analysis of a Famous Green Gem

very low quality. High quality emeralds today are found in Colombia (Sinkankas 4).The Aztec and the Incas were considered to possess large high-quality emeralds during their existence. That was soon t ... emeralds during their existence. That was soon to change when the Spanish Conquistadors invaded the Inca territory and swindled the Indians for their gemstones due to its breath-taking beauty. Somethi ...

(3 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Ancient Civilizations of Latin America: Inca The Government

Among the many ancient civilizations in Latin America, the Incas were one of a kind. Their government was a whole lot different from any other of the civilizat ... he civilizations. This had great impact on the civilization. In my opinion, without this aspect the Incas most likely wouldn't of been as successful.As stated before, the government was very important ... st likely wouldn't of been as successful.As stated before, the government was very important in the Inca civilization and had a lot of impact on their civilization in general. In the Incan civilizatio ...

(1 pages) 22 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Inca Civilisation

n the west of South Africa. They survived over 500 years ago and were ruled by a people by the name Inca. They called their Empire Tahuantisyu; this meant 'the land of four quarters'. The land the Inc ... uechua and had there own sorts of dances, religions and ways of life compared to the Europeans. The Incas capital city was called Cuzco. It was situated in the Andes; this is where most of their world ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Ancient Civilizations

Ancient Civilizations In my essay I am going to write what I know about the Aztecs, Mayas, and the Incas. I will write a little about each of these subjects: political, social, religion, and economy. ... economy. Each one of these civilizations was run differently, that's a sure thing. Both the Incas and the Aztecs were run by warriors and highly ranked military figures, while priests and nobl ...

(2 pages) 24 0 4.5 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Early Native Americans

f the earliest American civilizations. Two of the most glorious and sophisticated civilizations the Incas in Peru, and the Aztecs in Mexico were based primarily on the cultivation of maize. Discovered ... co embraced this crop and made it the foundation of the complex, large scaled centralized Aztec and Incas nation-states that eventually emerged. This was mainly because the cultivation of maize helped ...

(6 pages) 49 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Early American civilizations, most notably the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayans,

Early American civilizations, most notably the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayans, were far advanced and demonstrated their developed cultures with references towar ... els of gold and silver" could be obtained. (Doc. 3) To help control a vastly stretching empire, the Incas connected their urban centers with a highly organized system of roads. (Doc.5) This not only w ... unications and ameliorated the need for alternative forms of transportation through the mountainous Incan terrain. Thus, this system of roads helped the Incan economic system by improving the rate of ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Essay on Inca communication

Inca Communication Like the ancient West African civilizations, the Inca did not develop a written l ... different knots at various places on the string represented different places on the number line.The Inca were South American Indian people who ruled one of the largest and richest empires in the Ameri ... South American Indian people who ruled one of the largest and richest empires in the America's. The Inca Empire began to expand about 1438 and occupied a vast region that centered on the capital, Cusc ...

(5 pages) 24 0 4.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Civilizations of the Americas

The Mayan, Aztec, and Inca civilizations were the largest empires in the lands we now call Latin America. The Mayans, the ... pyramids to their gods. The Aztecs built well-organized cities and developed a writing system. The Incans created a road system to connect their empire in the Andes Mountains. They also developed an ... n irrigation system and their own language.The Mayans and Aztecs created accurate calendars and the Incas practiced brain surgery. All three of these cultures were governed by a hereditary king. In ad ...

(3 pages) 1071 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History