Hispanic American History follows the timeline of this proud and ethnically diverse culture. This title examines where the word "Hispanic" comes from and what it means. It also describes the many ways in which people first came to what we know today as North and South America. Major civilizations are discussed as well, including the Mayans, the Aztecs, the Inca, and Caribbean Island groups. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.