As soon a new tribe was
conquered, or voluntarily joined the Inca Empire, three things happened
Engineers and workers began to build roads to
connect the new province to the rest of the Empire.
Government officials were sent to count the new
wealth - how many people, how much gold and silver, how many vases -
the count was very detailed.
A governor was appointed to run the new
Some of the conquered people were
sent to join existing ayllus units in various parts of the Empire.
If the government needed workers somewhere, some of the
conquered people were sent to help out. People who were moved about
often did not speak the language of the group they were joining. This
pretty much wiped out all chance of rebellion.
All the new people had to
follow the Inca ways. They had to speak the Inca
language. They had to worship Inca gods. But, they could additionally
follow their own religious customs.
The new territory was
absorbed into the Inca Empire. The Empire continued to have a
common language, a common government, and huge storages of food and
goods available for use in times of need. It was an effective way of
handling a rapidly expanding Empire.