People have lived in the Andes Mountains and in
South America for a very long time.
As long ago as 18,000 BCE (about 20,000 years
ago!), people were hunters and gatherers.
5,000 BCE (about 7,000 years ago), people began farming.
1200 CE (less than 2,000 years ago), the city of Cuzco was established.
It was just a village back then.
1400 CE, the Inca conquered most of the tribes in the Andes, from north
About 1531 CE, Pizarro and his men
conquered the Incas.
of the Inca people still live in modern Peru.