Research Methods Research Methods: Carefully reviewing academic research and primary sources observed in the field enabled a meaningful analysis of why the Spanish conquistadors did not conquer Machu Picchu.

The sources that we chose to help answer our research guarantee a credible foundation for this research, based on qualified experts that write articles for respected publishers. More specifically, the use of the Ancient History Encyclopedia and National Geographic, which we encountered during our research, offered a professional base of knowledge which could develop our thinking about the aspects that prevented the Spanish conquistadors from conquering Machu Picchu, as well as other valuable information about the citadel.

Moreover, field observations of the landscape, the location, and the ruins of Machu Picchu provided a powerful source of photographic evidence of the information presented within our research. Also, we asked our tour guides questions about why the Spanish never found or conquered Machu Picchu.

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