Ancient Class structure Incas Rome and Egypt

Today's society still carries some of the characteristics of these civilizations. Many of the characteristics of the social structures of the above civilizations are similar. Comparing them to each other and to today's societies shows that no matter where, who or when, money makes the world go round. Money equals power.

In the years between 13-1600 AC, in the cold mountains of Peru, lived a brilliant civilization called the Incas. They expanded their civilization through battles and conquering different cities. Eventually Ecuador to Chile was all under the Inca's Empire. The social structure was strong and extremely inflexible. At the top of the social pyramid was the Sapan Inca and his wife who was his sister as well. He exercised absolute power. The Inca was a direct descendant of their sun god. Under him was his royal family. They were all direct family members and their children. They were a ruling aristocracy. The Incas were spread all aver the empire, but they were split up into colonies with a head. The head of each colony was under the royal family. Then the lowest people were the farmers, fishermen and the common people who were all grouped into squads of 10, with a boss, who they answered to. This



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