conquistador (200 men). Marched a small force into South America. Conquered the Incan Empire. Atahualpa brought 30,000 men, mostly unarmed, to the meeting, but the Spaniards ambushed them and kidnapped Atahualpa. Atahualpa offered a room full of gold for his release, but was killed instead. Pizarro captured the Incan capitol, Cuzco.