South American History:
There were grand civilizations throughout South America before contact with explorers and conqurers from Spain and other European countries. In America, the language we speak is called “English” (not “American”) because our country used to belong to England. Many of the countries in South America speak Spanish because they used to belong to Spain. Just as our country needed to fight a war to gain independence, so did much of South America.
To learn more, explore these links on The Incas, Machu Pichu, and Simon Bolivar
1. Mr. Donn
2. This site has a great map of their territory:
How to make a Quipu:
3. You can watch this at school:
this one you should read with an adult: