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Pizzaro and the Incas

Summary: Pizarro arrived in Peru at a very opportune time and received everything that he asked for yet, even if Pizarro had not had the Incas brutally wiped out, their culture would not have stayed alive.
Francisco Pizarro was the illegitimate son of two Spaniards who cared little for him and paid little attention to him. He grew up unable to read or write and without the parental love and nurturing that every child needs. His father was a captain in the Spanish army (and therefore a Spanish noble, which is an incredibly difficult position to obtain), and Pizarro had many hopes of living up to his father's standard of living. Throughout his life and career he became an aggressive leader. Pizarro had heard of fabulous legends of an incredibly wealthy empire made up of the Incas. The Incas were an astonishing society. Incan agriculture, astronomy and architecture were much more advanced than that of Western Europe. "the Inca system demanded taut competence at every level of administration and each administrator was held personally responsible for the performance and the well-being of each individual...

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