15-4 –Inca Life and Society - Pages 427-431
How did the many kinds of people that make up Inca society form
an empire know for grand architecture and complex oral literature?
Main Idea 1:
For the Incas, position in society affected daily life.
Inca society had two main social classes—an ______and a ______. The Incas from Cuzco, the capital, made up the ______.
Society and Daily Life
• ______, ______, and ______made up the Inca upper class.
• Men worked for the ______, and women had ______
• ______went to school.
• Upper-class families had many privileges, such as ______, ______, and the best ______.
• The lower class was made up of______, ______, and ______. There were no______in Inca society.
• They worked on ______, served ______, ______, or built ______
• Most children did not go to school, but instead ______.
Religion in the Inca Empire
• The Inca Empire had an ______.
• When they ______new regions, they taught this religion to the ______.
• They allowed the ______to worship ______as well.
• The ______was the most important god to the Incas. They believed their kings were ______.
• The Incas rarely ______. Instead, they sacrificed ______, ______, or______.
Main Idea 2:
The Inca made great achievements in building, art, and oral literature.
• The Incas had strong traditions of ______, ______, and______. Many of their creations still ______.
Inca Contributions to Culture
• The Inca were known for their massive ______and______made of huge ______. ______were cut so precisely that even today it is nearly impossible to fit a ______between the ______.
• The Inca also built a ______that connected all parts of the empire.
• The Inca artisans made ______of ______and ______.
• Oral literature was made up of ______and ______. The Inca also passed down their ______, ______, and religious ______.