Portuguese 46

Portuguese 46 - Portuguese 46 1/15 Brasil founded as a...

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Portuguese 46 1/15 Brasil founded as a business empire Hezgate – rescuing, withdrawing, to deliver o Indirect term for slavery Vieira proved through theological points to disapprove slavery, he was also a political man Vieira tells the slave owners to set the slaves free, addresses it as a moral problem but no exclusively Slavery engenders violence, violence generates segregation First problem: mobilization of labor Riot of Diamonds 1710 o More urban problems Portugal controlled capital, minted coins in Portugal and didn’t allow any other currency besides Reis Coutinho’s Ideas o Political centralization o Enforcement of a civil code o Larger colonial judicial body o A higher taxing system o Greater/efficient fiscal restriction, control cash flow, no other currency besides Reis, state monopolies over all goods o Political problem Ouvidor = old word for judge, the listener, power to rule the people LAW: no holy figures can be destroyed o Smugglers put diamonds and gold in them to transport them
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course ENG 46 taught by Professor Passos during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.

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