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History >> Aztec, Maya, and Inca for Kids

The Inca society was based around strict social classes. Few people had the opportunity to improve their social status. Once a person was born into a social class, that was where they would remain for the rest of their life.

Noble Classes (Inca)

The Inca Empire was ruled by the ancestors of the original Inca people. These were the people who originally established the city of Cuzco. Public Administrators

Below the Inca or noble class was the class of public administrators. These people ran the government at the low level. Commoners The Ayllu

The basic unit of Inca society was the ayllu. The ayllu was made up of a number of families that worked together almost like one large family. Everyone in the empire was part of an ayllu.

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