Live in the Inca empire!

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PHYSICAL FEATURES:

~When the Spanish came to Cuzco in the 1500's they were dazzled to see fine gardens, golden statues, and jars made of gold and silver studded with emeralds.

~All nobles enjoyed certain privileges. They received gifts of land, servants, llamas, and fine clothing.

DAILY LIFE:

~One of the functions of the curacas was to make sure ayllas paid their taxes.

~Men had to pay th mit'a, or public dity tax. They paid it by contributing labor to government projects each year.

~Everyone had responsibilities to the ayllu and to the government. All members of the ayllu had to work, exept for the very young and the very old.

~One of the functions of the curacas was to make sure ayllas paid their taxes. The incas had no currency, so taxes were paid in the form of goods and labor.

~The children of most commoners did not receive any formal education. Instead, they learned the skills they needed as well as inca customs grom their elders.

~Once they were married, couples established their own homes. Comoners typically lived in one room houses made of adobe brick or stone. Noble families had fancier houses with several rooms.

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