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The Pyramid Effect First off Id like to say that the Incas were probably the most fascinating native Americans of all They had the largest empire of all spanning from southern Colombia to southern Chile They had a giant road system that spanned from one end to the other and were also famous for there temples Because they had no written language all we really know about them is what we have learned from the period after the Spanish conquest Which isnt really all that much But onward to the famous question How were the pyramids built so that not even A RAZOR BLADE COULD FIT INBETWEEN THE BLOCKS I have compiled here for you three possible solutions to this common question But before we can figure out the placement of the blocks we have to figure out how to get them there So my first hypothesis Did the Incas drag the blocks from the river beds Their first resting place all the way to the pyramid construction site To test this thoroughly wed have to do several tests One wed have to get a bunch of people Only people because the Incas did not posses strong animals and try to drag the block across the dirt to a fixed point It was quite hilly in that region so dragging a two-ton block down a forty-five degree hill is NOT a very good idea so this test proved inconclusive The second and third test would be to drag it in different environments to see how that would go The first would be the river it self Strapping some ropes wed proceed down the river Dragging a huge block was surprisingly easy perhaps because of the slippery rocks The second test would be to drag it across some similar roads as the Incas had during their period This too proved to be very easy and could also be a possibility Although the blocks
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