One of the anomalies
of our approach to history is the propensity
to study the venerable
empire of Europe, but we do not feel it incumbent upon us
anything about the civilizations in our own hemisphere.
the history of this part of the world as though progress lay dormant
and the other people were until the settlers of North America arrived at Playmouth Rock. In South America, from 2,000 B.C. until their empire reached its acme
at the beginning of the 16th
century, lived the Inca. The height of 11,000 feet. This civilization is reputed
to have western part of the continent. Its population fluctuated
between 4 and 7 million. This empire had a highly efficacious
political and social system. Its potentate
ruled with absolute power. As the empire conquered
new lands it would disseminate
its language, religion and social customs.