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  Capture of an Inca King: Francisco Pizarro
Atahualpa did not know how to open it, and the priest was extending his arm to do so, when Atahualpa, in great anger, gave him a blow on the arm, not wishing that it should be opened.
Atahualpa stood up on the top of the litter, addressing his troops and ordering them to be prepared.
Atahualpa feared that the Spaniards would kill him, so he told the Governor that he would give his captors a great quantity of gold and silver.
www.fll.vt.edu /Culture-Civ/Spanish/texts/spainlatinamerica/pizarro.html   (1496 words)

  
  Atahualpa, Pizarro and the Fall of the Inca Empire
Upon his capture, Atahualpa was not treated badly but with respect and was allowed to communicate with his people, including his troops (228).
With all due haste, Pizarro decided to execute Atahualpa that night, fearing that the rest of his men may learn that there was no insurrection, and that Atahualpa had been falsely accused.
The death of Atahualpa at Cajamarca was the beginning of the end for the Inca people.
muweb.millersville.edu /~columbus/papers/white.html   (2899 words)

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