Compare And Contrast Exploration And Spanish Colonization

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The exploration and colonization practices of the Portuguese and Spanish had many similarities and differences to their British counterparts. Exploration and colonization where a very important aspect of any country during this time period (1450-1750), as colonies across the world led to greater profits and more control. The Portuguese and Spanish has very specific exploration and colonization practices. King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella highly supported exploration (by supporting Columbus’s exploration and establishing empires in the New World). They also ensured the survival of the Spanish language and culture (including Catholicism). They then built a powerful navy fleet to patrol the seas for the coming centuries. Charles V., the inheritor
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