The Incan Empire: Disease and Demise
Sophia Naumoff and Talon Wolter
The Incan Empire was a vast and advanced civilization sweeping down the spine of South America, in the Andean region. Upon entering the Incan Empire, Spanish conquistadors probably assumed that they were in for great anguish; conquering the greatest civilization in the New World wouldn’t be easy, would it? Upon arrival, however, the Spanish found a civilization tattered by broken relations and fallen leaders. Smallpox had taken the lives of all Incan successors. Or had it? And if it did, who would lead them in their fight against the Spanish?
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