← Kula Social Unit 2 Lesson 3 Conquest Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Empire Large area where different groups of people are controlled by one ruler or government conquer take control of by force/violence conquistadors Spanish who took control by force of the Inca an Aztec civilizations Southern Mexico & northern Central America Where was the Aztec empire located? Cortes Who was the Spanish Conquistador who conquered the Aztecs? Moctezuma or Montezuma Who was the Aztec leader? gold What did Cortes want as a ransom for Montezuma? Hit in head with stone How did Montezuma die? small pox What killed more Aztec than violence? South America(west coast-Columbia,Ecuador, Peru, Chili Where was the Inca Empire located? Pizarro Which Spanish conquistador lead the conquest of the Inca? gold & silver What did the treasure did the Inca have? Inca Which was the wealthiest empire in the world during the 1500's? Had a highway system and "runners" would take messages How did the Inca Empire pass messages in their large empire? It allowed them to contact people in Mexico who had small pox and they spread the disease as they moved along the highways What negative impact did this highway system and the movement of people have on the Inca? Small pox How did the Inca ruler, Capac die? Began a civil war and fought for control of Inca empire What did Capac's son's do after he died? quipas What were the knotted strings Inca messengers carried to remember information? Andes What mountain range did the Inca inhabit in South America? sweat of the sun What did the Inca call gold? Tears of the moon What did the Inca call silver? Atahualpa What is the name of Capac's son who controlled the northern part of the Inca Empire? stone thrown by either Aztec or Spanish and hit him in the head How was the Aztec leader, Montezuma, killed? Cortes Who was the Spanish leader who conquered the Aztecs? Pizarro Who was the Spanish leader who conquered the Inca? fill a room with gold and silver When Pizzaro took the Inca leader, Atahualpa, prisoner, what did Atahualpa say he would do to earn his freedom? Pizarro melted them all down to send back to Spain as gold bars Why are there so few gold and silver artifacts that remain from the Inca empire?