Incas Research

all about the incas

The Incas were the first to cultivate the potato in Peru.
The Incas used a system of knotted and colored strings, a ‘quipu’ for records, math and possibly even language.
The Incas believed in reincarnation.
The Incas used a dry masonry method to construct buildings without mortar using stones fit so perfectly together that nothing can slip between them and it proved to be extremely resistant to earthquakes.
The Incas used advanced farming techniques such as canals and ditches to irrigate their crops in Peru.
The Incas administered intelligence tests to Incan children and based on their results they were either taught a trade or sent to school to become administrators or part of the nobility.