What was the Inca agriculture?

Crops cultivated across the Inca Empire included maize, coca, beans, grains, potatoes, sweet potatoes, ulluco, oca, mashwa, pepper, tomatoes, peanuts, cashews, squash, cucumber, quinoa, gourd, cotton, talwi, carob, chirimoya, lúcuma, guayabo, and avocado.

What was the Mita system?

The mita system was a system established by the Inca Empire in order to construct buildings or create roads throughout the empire. It was later transformed into a coercive labor system when the Spanish conquered the Inca Empire.

Who was the main god of the Inca?

Inti

What is the name of the Inca farming technique?

terraces

What is the Inca language called?

Quechua

Did the Incas have money?

2. The Inca built a great empire—without the use of money at all. Unlike the neighboring Aztecs or Mayas, who used goods such as beans and textiles to buy and sell products, there was no concept of “money” among the Inca.

What is the age of Machu Picchu?

Inca builders chipped and chiseled stones to construct their citadel of Machu Picchu from a 250- million-year-old granite quarry.

Why did the Incas disappear?

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.

Where did the Incas get their gold?

The Inca gold and silver came entirely from surface sources, found as nuggets or panned from river beds. They had no mines.

Who was the first Inca ruler?

leader Pachacuti

Who ruled the Inca?

Sapa Inca

How many Inca were there?

40,000 Incas