Events and Leaders
1) The Inca Ruler (emperor) was called the Sapa Inca and was thought to be descended from the Sun God Inti.

2) Pachacuti – one of the most influential Inca rulers.
◘ Married the daughter of the neighboring chief to gain a strong military ally
◘ Expanded the Inca lands from just around Cuzco, north along the highlands, directly east of Lima
◘ Achieved two thirds of Inca land’s final size

3) Topa - Pachacuti’s son, helped his father expand the Inca state

4) In 1470, Inca’s captures Chimu (current day Peru) which was a major conquest.