The Americas has provided some of history's most vivid and elaborate true tales, here a just a few.
The Panama Canal is considered one of the great engineering feats of history, however it was not without its problems, especially during the first attempt by French.
Of the great Latin empire's, the Aztec and Mayan civilizations were two of the most prominent, until Spanish colonisation occurred that is. As mighty as they were, they fell to their Spanish conquerors, with the aide of a native woman, La Malinche.
The Incas were one of the great civilizations of their time, a great and powerful civilization, which fell to Spanish conquests. But the Spanish didn’t put down the Incans without a fight, just ask Manco Inca.
In the early days of Mexican independence, there was an incident that led the new nation to go to war France, all over a Pastry Shop.
There are those that say that sport is just sport, and not war, that wasn’t the case for the citizens of El Salvador and Honduras who went to war over a game of football in 1969.
The Spanish colonial conquests and governing of South America were not always smooth sailing, especially in the 18th century when they came up against Túpac.
Historical events that changed the United States of America didn't always occur within its borders, such as one occasion that occurred in the spring of 1802.
Pirates were always known for pillaging and plundering ports across the Pacific, but who says that pirates cant form their own country.