Peru

The Princes of Machu Picchu

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After the conquest of the Inca Empire by the Spanish invaders, only a few native princes managed to flee into the mountains. In Machu Picchu, a hidden city in the Andes, they build up a new peaceful society with their families.

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
120 min.
The Princes of Machu Picchu

Incas: Oppression Self-Destroys An Empire

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Like the Romans, the Incas conquered a large number of cultures, binding them together with a network of roads. The Incas also showed remarkable engineering skills in buildings and terraced farming fields, as at Machu Picchu. But the Inca impatience for power is revealed in their ruthless oppression of the defeated peoples.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:15
Incas: Oppression Self-Destroys An Empire