unification of Spain

The blocking of the trade routes with asia with the

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Unformatted text preview: the banks of Italy, as well as artillery, and other various technology. How did this Empire start and work? The expansion of the Empire was more the expansion of power than of the expansion of territory (imperium) Ambassadors were one of the innovations of the Spanish empire. The blocking of the trade routes with Asia, with the demand for luxury goods still constant, created an economic need for the creation of alternate trade routes. Italian (Genoese) merchants finance...
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