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Tessa history 140 american colonial

  1. 1. By <br />Tessa Stark<br />History 140Professor Michael Angelo<br />
  2. 2. Between 1400 to 1800<br />The Portuguese Empire<br />
  3. 3. The Portuguese Empire also known as the Portuguese Overseas Empire<br /><ul><li>the first global empire in history
  4. 4. the longest-lived of the modern European colonial empires
  5. 5. The empire spread throughout a vast number of territories that are now part of 49 different sovereign states.</li></li></ul><li>Portuguese sailors began exploring<br />Portuguese entered the Indian Ocean<br />used recent developments in navigation<br /><ul><li> cartography
  6. 6. maritime technology such as the caravel</li></li></ul><li>In the Process<br />Made accidental landfall on the South America<br />Land was abundant<br />Failure to find gold<br />Got permit to build “Fort Manuel”<br /><ul><li> Caused..
  7. 7. Sailors to explore the coasts and islands of East Asia, establishing forts and factories</li></li></ul><li>Southeast Asia and The Spice Trade<br />Trade expiation with China and Southeast Asia<br />“Spice islands” in Moluccas created expansion<br />Got permit to build fort there<br />
  8. 8. Portuguese colonies became the subject of attacks from..<br />The Dutch<br />English<br />French<br />Because of small population and overstretched network of trading posts..<br />Portugal gradually lost much wealth and the empire began a long and gradual decline<br />Portugal became the junior partner to Spain<br />All three rival European powers hostile to Spain<br />
  9. 9. Significant losses to the Dutch in Portuguese India and Southeast Asia<br />brought an end to the Portuguese trade monopoly in the Indian Ocean<br />Portugal's Empire was then reduced to its colonies on the African coastline<br />

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