Unit 4: Sea-Based Empires Comparison 1450-1750
Explain the process of state
building and expansion.
How they build and manage their
empires? Who was in charge?
What type of govt?
The process of state and expansion of Spain was
pretty impressive and extensive. they began building
their empires by taking over indigineous tribes and
building over them like they did in the Americas.
spain used church revenue to enhance royal power,
they gained control from church appoint
The process of state and expansion of Portugal was
similar to Spain's.
they began building their
empires by taking over indigenous trade routes
which already had an established economy. they
managed their empires by having a connection with
their people and having a strong military presence.
The person in charge was a king and they had an
What technologies did this
empire utilize or develop to
establish and maintain their sea-
How did the trading posts and/or
colonies contribute to this