What natural resources did the Incas have?

What natural resources did the Incas have?

The main resources available to the Inca Empire were agricultural land and labor, mines (producing precious and prestigious metals such as gold, silver or copper), and fresh water, abundant everywhere except along the desert coast.

What were the Incas most known for?

The Inca began as a small tribe who steadily grew in power to conquer other peoples all down the coast from Columbia to Argentina. They are remembered for their contributions to religion, architecture, and their famous network of roads through the region.

Who did the Incas fight against?

Inca Civil War
Date 1529 – April 1532 Location Peru and Ecuador Result Atahualpa victory; reunion of the Inca Empire under his rule Weakening of the empire which leads to the Spanish conquest
Belligerents
Huáscar and his allies such as TumebambaAtahualpa and his allies
Commanders and leaders

Are there Incas alive today?

"Most of them still living in the towns of San Sebastian and San Jeronimo, Cusco, Peru, at present, are probably the most homogeneous group of Inca lineage," says Elward. ... The same pattern of the Inca descendants was also found in individuals living south to Cusco, mainly in Aymaras of Peru and Bolivia.