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Civilizations {11} ~ The Inca Empire

~Centered in Cusco, the Inca Empire extended from modern-day Chile to modern-day Colombia.

~Inca society was sophisticated, and boasted around seventy different crops across the empire’s various climates.

~The Inca considered finely woven textiles to be an essential commodity, and spun various grades of cloth from llama and vicuña wool.

Source: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-hccc-worldcivilization/chapter/the-inca-people/

Civilizations {10} ~ Nazca

~Early Nazca society was made up of local chiefdoms and regional centers of power centered around the ritual site of Cahuachi.

~The Nazca are known for their Nazca Lines—geometric shapes, lines, and animal figures carved into the desert floor.

~Like the Moche, the Nazca decline was likely due to environmental changes.

Source: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-hccc-worldcivilization/chapter/the-nazca/