The Inca Empire

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Inca tribe settles into Cusco and maintains tribal boundaries

1200

Inca empire expands their territory and military grows

1300

The Inca empire now covers 4300 km and controlls over 3 million people

1400

Pachacutec Inca conducts the construction of Machu Picchu.

1438

Tupac Inca becomes king, expanding the empire, and opening another capital.

1470

Atahualpa and Huayna rule the two Inca capitals and fight with eachother

1470

Pizarro captures Inca members to use as interpreters.

1526

Beginning of the Spanish conquest

1526

Atahualpa kills his brother Huayna

1530

This marks the downfall of the Inca Empire from Spanish invasion

1532

Pizarro captures Atahualpa for ransom and kills him

1532