The Inca Empire, also known as the Incan Empire and the Inka Empire, was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America. Its political and administrative structure is considered by most scholars to have been the most developed in the Americas before Columbus' arrival
The Ancient Pueblo
The The Incas. Cuzco was the center of the Incan empire. The Incas, an American Indianpeople, were originally a small tribe in the southern highlands of Peru. In less than a century, during the 1400s, they built one of the largest, most tightly controlled empires the world has ever known.
Native American culture of the pacific Northwest thrive in a land of plentiful rainfall and dense forests. North American is made up of vastly different landscapes, including rain forests, mountains, deserts, prairies, and woodlands. The hundred of Native American culture varied as much as North America´s geography. In the Pacific Northwest, the forest and seacoast provided a hospitable environment for several cultures.
The ancient Pueblo adapted to their environment by farming the arid land and building complex structures. The American South could not be more different from the Pacific Northwest. The Southwest is a harsh land of mountains and deserts, where temperatures can reach a scorching 120 degrees Fahrenheit. In this forbidding land, the ancient Pueblo developed a vibrant culture that was closely tied to the land.
Native Americans from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico developed complex societies, large cities, and organized government. The Mississippi River Valley and praires and woodlands further east supported many different Native Amerian cultures. Some built mounds, others built cities including one of the largesr cities in North America.
Native Americans an the Great Plain depended on the land and especially on the buffalo for survival. Hunting might be a sport for some people in the 21st century, but for early Great Plains cultures, hunting was key survival. So Great Plains tribes relied on other natural resources, such as the buffalo.