The ancient Inca city, located in present-day Peru, is a World Heritage Site.
Spanish conquerors owed their success to their armour and firearms.
The Aztec Empire was a despotic, militaristic state ruled by the tlatoani.
The fearsome looking Aztec warriors could not stop the Spanish conquistadors with their primitive weapons.
The legendary city of the Mayan-Toltec Empire was located on the territory of present-day Mexico.
Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.
The Crow are Native Americans who inhabited the Yellowstone River valley.
Majestic even in its ruins, this city was the largest and most populous settlement in the pre-Columbian Americas.
Several European countries joined the conquest of the New World, making America a colourful continent.
The magnificent capital of the Aztec Empire astonished even the Spanish Conquistadors.