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South America

Inca trail
Inca road, about 1400 AD

The history of South America can be easily divided into two main sections. One is before the arrival of European invasion forces, and the other is after that. The dividing line comes about 1500 AD.


South America before 1500 AD
South America after 1500 AD


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by Professor K.E. Carr, Portland State University
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