Around 900 B.C., a group of people known as the Mayans begin to settle the territory around the Yucatan Peninsula. By 300 A.D., the Mayan culture had become quite advanced. The Mayans were not ruled by a central government. They shared the same language, traditions and culture, but they were led by small local governments.
A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.
Roman coins have been dug up in America, suggesting that perhaps the Vikings or Columbus weren''t the first Europeans to visit the New World. The coins were found in locations as far afield as Texas, Venezuela and Maine.