Bolivia (Modern World Nations) by Mandy Lineback

By Mandy Lineback

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Today, some scientists believe that a coastal or even an all-water route may have been taken by the first human settlers in the Americas. A secondary migration may have occurred from the tropical valleys and lowlands on the eastern side of the Andes up to the Altiplano. This type of migration can help to explain why Bolivia’s indigenous (“Indian”) people look almost Asian in appearance. The earliest people to live on Bolivia’s Altiplano followed a seasonal cycle of hunting and gathering near the shores of Lake Titicaca.

Then, supposedly in 1544, a wandering Indian man named Diego Huallpa climbed Sumaj Orcko, as Cerro Rico was then called, searching for some lost llamas. Into the evening, he became tired and cold and built a fire to keep warm. By the morning, the fire had smelted a vein of silver. Huallpa included his friend, Guanca, in his secret, and they began to mine for the silver treasure. Sadly, Guanca told the Spanish of his fortune, and they quickly claimed the mountain as their own, founding the city of Potosí in 1545.

Q 6/26/03 11:59 PM Page 48 The woodcut illustration shows the Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro (c. D. q 6/26/03 11:59 PM Page 49 4 The Spanish Conquest T he amazing story of the Inca civilization ended with the arrival of Spaniards in Peru in 1532. Within one year of landing on the Peruvian coast, Francisco Pizarro and Diego de Almagro and their conquistadors pushed their way toward the Incan capital at Cuzco in search of riches and land. At the time, Atahuallpa ruled the Inca Empire. Unlike earlier emperors, he was not considered the true descendent of the Sun God, the Incas’ most revered deity.

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