What is an Empire ?. A large territory or many different territories or peoples that are under the same authority (leadership). 2 Examples Incan Empire British Empire 1500 1920. Incas Conquerors to Conquered.
IncasConquerors to Conquered
1230 1438 1532 1572
The largest Empire in the
Americas lasted less than 100 years.
went after the
(They believed the conquered the whole world.)
They even prepared a meal
For the dead ancestor!
Sapa Inca Spanish Conquistador
Believed he was immortal. (fortune hunter)
and 62 horsemen
The Setting 1528 – The Incan emperor died from smallpox (1) which was brought by the Spanish. His death sets off a civil war between his sons. Atahualpa won but the empire was weakened (2).