Societies in the Americas are not recognized or acknowledged as being organized in comparison with civilizations in the Eastern part of the world, where it is believed to be the cradle of civilization. Educational programs have always taught children that the land of the Americas was discovered by Christopher Columbus or Amerigo Vespucci, giving little credit to the already developed complex societies. Its nearly racist to suggest that these groups were primitive and incapable. The debate of exactly when these civilizations began challenges Archaeologist on a daily basis; with newer information coming to light that places the beginning of these societies between 40,000- and 16,500 ago. The roads in the Americas are less ventured then those in the eastern part of the world and artifacts are being unearthed at an alarming rate in a race against time and developmental construction. Cities like Machu Picchu in the Peruvian Andes and the multi-ethnic cities like Teotihuacan in Mexico demonstrate how conglomerate these early civilization actually were. These early civilizations were just as grand as ancient Egypt and Greece, unfortunately the history of these societies is scarce as they were a simple people who flourished off of the land with little influences from neighboring civilizations. Bolivia and Peru seem to have had several highly advanced civilizations that were organized beyond belief. Their municipal centers and surrounding rural areas seem as if they were built 10 years ago and were then destroyed in some type of cataclysmic event. In today’s mainstream scientific world, archaeologists have often overlooked the importance of ancient American societies.Clearly there are forms of technology that have been completely lost, forms that we could not replicate to this day. In Peru there are sites scattered everywhere built by several groups.The Inca did not last long enough to build all of the megalithic sites that are considered as part of their empire.One thing I think that would help with conveying that the Inca were the inferior builders is that they only had a small window(less than 100 years) to learn and utilize the surreal techniques that the mainstream have attributed to them.There is no way they could have built all of that in such a small time frame,much less even could they have even learned how to become so skilled at it.These places in the Americas should have way more attention than that of Egypt ,Rome and Greece. There are larger pyramids, more complex societies , lessons to be learned ,and this is only scratching the surface.Forget about all of the buried civilizations in Amazon, which are still being found, and just see the tons of discoveries being found at an alarming rate in Peru , Bolivia and through the rest of the Americas.There are carbon dates found in Argentina , Peru and Chile that suggest earlier settlements than those suggested in Sumeria and the Fertile Crescent.There are simply too many unanswered questions.The organization of these early societies around the Altiplano and Lake Titicaca is amazing. Below a Moche Bust, the second pic looks as if it were done by a 3-d laser printer.
Impossible megalithic buildings with stones cut to precision,central governments who implemented taxes,mummification and hydraulic societies governed by complex bureaucracies make up just a few characteristics of groups found just in South America alone. In North America and Central America there are examples of huge trading centers such as Cahokia and the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan. There are tons of these complex civilizations that question nearly everything.There were clearly two parallel universes going on in the ancient world, one in east with the major players like Egypt Rome Greece and Turkey and the Western world, influenced and prohibited by landscape, oceans and unbearable climate.The groups that found their ways into these places were highly sophisticated and should simply have more recognition and funding for research. Also, a more severe punishment for the thieves that strip away at these magnificent histories and create hoaxes that contaminate research.