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The demise of the Incas came when the Spanish conquistadores took advantage of the middle decades (Cartwright). The Spanish conquistadores was led by Francisco Pizarro and the Incas were not yet mature enough as an empire to withstand the Spanish. The Incas were at war in Ecuador after there was a second Incan capital established there (Cartwright). Aside from the battles that the Incas faced their greatest threat were European diseases like smallpox (Cartwright). With all of the rebellion, the wars and incurable diseases the Incan empire could not withstand to keep their empire from deteriorating. Due to the lack of resources, lack of knowledge and lack of science the Incas could have perhaps managed to salvage a part of their empire. Although the Incan empire was defeated it is still the largest and wealthiest empires that has existed until this day.
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