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I have not watched the documentary. However, going by Jared Diamond's book of the same name, I would be surprised if it claimed that the Incans capitulated because they believed that the conquistadores were gods. Quoting from the book: These Spanish victories cannot be written off as due merely to the help of Native American allies, to the psychological ...


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Take your pick from the following: 16 November 1532: Pizarro captures the Inca Atahulpa at Cajamarca. 26 July 1533: Pizarro executes the Inca Atahualpa at Cajamarca. 15 November 1533: Pizarro seizes the city of Cuzco. July 1537: Manco Inca abandons his rebellion against the Spaniards and retreats to Vilcabamba. September 1572: The Spaniards execute the ...


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1572, with the capture and execution of Túpac Amaru, the last Inca monarch. Túpac Amaru's execution effectively completed the Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire that had started 40 years earlier with the Battle of Cajamarca (November 16, 1532) and the capture of Atahualpa.


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The Natives of the Americas advanced their civilizations well enough for the situation they were in. They developed from common stone-age tech level and had agriculture, cities, stone building and pyramid like structures. They developed societies that were comparable to those in remote parts of Europe in the age of the Pyramids, or better, by say 1200 AD. ...


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This is mainly because the southern Native Americans had a reliable source of food (corn). The northern ones had to hunt and collect their food and didn't advance to farming that they could survive in one place, probably because they didn't have something with the right potential. Christopher Lloyd explains it all in his book "Alles in der Welt", English: ...



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