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In spite of the padres' glowing description of Utah Valley, Utah remained on the northern fringes of the Spanish and Mexican Empires, unsettled by these Hispanic peoples. Morton, DCB, I: 16-21 (incidentally, the DCB is now on-line). That quick disposal might be acceptable ("Unfortunate, yes, but it had to be done") to the middle and upper classes of the conquering and "advanced" countries. The Inca empire was so vast that the ransom paid collectively by the smaller Inca districts to keep the Incan emperor alive was unlike any that been seen at this time.

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