What happened to the Inca tribes?
Atahualpa offered the Spaniards enough gold to fill the room he was imprisoned in, and twice that amount of silver. The Incas fulfilled this ransom. … In 1572 the last Inca stronghold was discovered, and the last ruler, Túpac Amaru, Manco’s son, was captured and executed, bringing the Inca empire to an end.
When a tribe was conquered by the Incas and became part of the empire Why were the local leaders and their sons brought to Cuzco?
The leaders of a conquered tribe had to build a sun temple. While the tribe could go on worshipping its own gods, it had to accept the Incan gods as the most powerful. Local leaders and their sons were brought to Cuzco to study Incan laws, as well as Quechua, the official language.
What things did the leaders of groups that became part of the Inca empire have to do?
What things did the leader of groups that became part of the Inca empire have to do? They had to build a sun temple and travel to Cuzco to learn laws and the official language.
What did the Incas not have?
Or did they? The Incas may not have bequeathed any written records, but they did have colourful knotted cords. Each of these devices was called a khipu (pronounced key-poo). We know these intricate cords to be an abacus-like system for recording numbers.
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 killed the Incas?
The spread of disease
Influenza and smallpox were the main causes of death among the Inca population and it affected not only the working class but also the nobility.
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.