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He had] ordered those of his own lineage to bring this statue out for the feasts that were held in Cuzco.  The Inca Empire,  Andean CONNECTIONS What types of geographic features did other peoples of the Americas, or peoples in other regions of the world, adapt to their advantage? How did adaptation to their geography shape those societies? 30°S AN ANALYZING THE MAP In what ways did Andean peoples turn their mountain landscape from an obstacle into a resource? DES peoples turned their stark mountain landscape to their advantage by settling and farming in vertical archipelagos.

As an assistant to a Spanish friar and a Spanish judge, he saw firsthand the abuses of the Spanish authorities in what had been the Inca Empire. In the early seventeenth century he began writing and illustrating what became his masterpiece, a handwritten book of almost eight hundred pages of text and nearly four hundred line drawings addressed to the king of Spain that related the history of the Inca Empire and the realities of Spanish rule. He hoped to send the book to Spain, where it would convince the king to make reforms that would bring about the “good government” of the book’s title.

However, construction of the interior wooden fence stripped much of the surrounding countryside of trees, which made spring floods worse and eventually destroyed much of the city. An earthquake at the beginning of the thirteenth century furthered the destruction, and the city never recovered. The worsening climate of the fourteenth century, which brought famine to Europe, probably also contributed to Cahokia’s decline, and its population dispersed. Throughout Mississippian areas, the fifteenth century brought increased warfare and migration.

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