Inca Geography
Inca Religion
Incan Agriculture
Inca Weaving
Inca Buildings, Roads, and Bridges
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What is the reason we know so little about the Incas
The Incas had no writing system
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Who was the major Incan god?
Viracocha
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What types of food did the Incas grow?
corn, potatoes
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What 3 animals did the Incas get wool from?
llama, vicuna, alpaca
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How far did the Inca roads stretch?
over 10,000 miles
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In what countries was the Inca empire located?
Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina
200
What is divining?
studying objects for magical properties
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What was the most important food of the Incas?Why?
Potatoes, because they can be grown in high altitudes.
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What wool was used for weaving the finest cloth?
vicuna
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Who could use the road?
the government
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What mountains did the Incas live in?
The Andes mountains
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What was the name of the Incan Sun God?
Inti
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A lot of the land where the Incas lived was steep mountains, how did they grow food?
using terraces
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What were 3 types of looms that the Incas used?
backstrap, horizontal, vertical
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What were Inca bridges called?
chacas
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How many months did the Inca calendar have?
12
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How did terraces help the soil?
They helped stop mudslides
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How did the Incas dye their wool?
plants, minerals
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What are the 3 types of bridges the Incas used?
suspension, pontoon, pulley
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What did the Incas do if they thought the gods were angry?
they sacrificed humans and animals to the gods.
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What were men, women, and children's jobs in planting crops?
men broke up the soil, women planted the seeds, and children scared away animals.
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Why are Incan buildings said to be the most amazing ever built?
the stones were fit together so perfectly that you can't even slide a piece of paper through.
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