History seems to focus on the things the Incas couldn’t do, but they did just fine without a lot of technologies that the Europeans considered necessary. Despite lacking the wheel or knowledge of iron, the Incas managed to build the biggest empire in the Americas to exist before Columbus’ landing! That’s a pretty big accomplishment! At its height, the Inca Empire stretched down the Western coast of South America, and was centered around the Andean Mountains. Like many large empires, the Incas had a specific story about the origins of their people. They believed that their first emperor was the son of their sun
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The hint for the fourth code should say New Castile, not New Castle. :)
Nicholas Van Dyke is not the right answer, but he was the governor of New Castle.
Good catch! I've updated the hint :)
Actually, archeologists and historians now believe that the knotted strings on a stick were, in fact, a writing system: a 3D writing system and the only such known to have ever existed.