Portuguese colonization of the Americas
Portugal was the leading country in the European exploration of the world in the 15th century. The Treaty of Tordesillas divided the Earth, outside Europe, in 1494 into Spanish (Castilian) and Portugu...
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Was Magellan The First Person To Circumnavigate The Globe?
The Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan is often credited as being the first person to have circumnavigated the globe, but the reality of his journey is a bit more complicated.
Portuguese Empire
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Age of Discovery
Artwork and map animation help illustrate the exciting voyages of Prince Henry the Navigator, Díaz, Columbus, Vasco da Gama, Magellan, Ponce de León, Balboa,...
Barbados
Discover Barbados, culture and activities with this video brought to you by Best Destination Travel TV channel (www.BestDestination.com), travel guides and t...
Colonial Brazil
Colonial Brazil (Portuguese: Brasil Colônia) comprises the period from 1500, with the arrival of the Portuguese, until 1815, when Brazil was elevated to a kingdom alongside Portugal as the United King...
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Viceroy
A viceroy /ˈvaɪs.rɔɪ/ is a regal official who runs a country, colony, or city province (or state) in the name of and as representative of the monarch. The term derives from the Latin prefix vice-, me...
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Martim Soares Moreno
Martim Soares Moreno, born around 1586 in Santiago do Cacém, Kingdom of Portugal, was a Portuguese explorer who defended the interests of the Portuguese crown in the colony of Brazil, fighting French ...
Martim Soares Moreno - Wikipedia
Was Magellan The First Person To Circumnavigate The Globe?
The Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan is often credited as being the first person to have circumnavigated the globe, but the reality of his journey is a bit more complicated.
Basílica del Santísimo Sacramento, Colonia del Sacramento
The Basilica of the Holy Sacrament (Spanish: Basílica del Santísimo Sacramento) is a Roman Catholic parish church in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay.
The parish was established on 2 February 1...
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Mem de Sá
Mem de Sá (c. 1500 – 2 March, 1572) was a Governor-General of the Portuguese colony of Brazil from 1557-1572.He was born in Coimbra, Kingdom of Portugal, around 1500, the year of discovery of Br...
Mascate War
The Mascate War (Portuguese: Guerra dos Mascates), also known as the War of the Peddlers, was a conflict fought between two rival mercantile groups in colonial Brazil from 1710 to 1711. On one side we...
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Treaty of El Pardo (1761)
The Treaty of El Pardo was signed on February 12, 1761 between representatives of the Spanish Empire and the Portuguese Empire.Based on the terms of the treaty, all aspects of the Treaty of Madrid wer...
First Battle of Guararapes
The First Battle of Guararapes was a battle in a conflict called the Pernambucana Insurrection, between Dutch and Portuguese forces in Pernambuco, in a dispute for the dominion of that part of the ...
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Politics of Barbados
The politics of Barbados function within a framework of constitutional monarchy and a parliamentary government with strong democratic traditions; constitutional safeguards for nationals of Barbados in...
Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata
The Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata (Spanish: Virreinato del Río de la Plata) was the last and most short-lived Viceroyalty of the Spanish Empire in the Americas.The Viceroyalty was established...
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Cristóvão Jacques
Cristóvão Jaques (Christopher Jaques), also known as Cristóvão Valjaques, born in Algarve, Kingdom of Portugal, c. 1480 - after 1530, was a Portuguese noble of Aragonese descent.He was the illegitima...
Exploration
Exploration is the act of searching for the purpose of discovery of information or resources. Exploration occurs in all non-sessile animal species, including humans. In human history, its most dramati...
Quilombola
A quilombola ([kilõˈbɔlɐ]) is a resident of a quilombo in Brazil. They are the descendants of Afro-Brazilian slaves who escaped from slave plantations that existed in Brazil until abolition in 1888. ...
Parishes of Barbados
The country of Barbados is divided into sub-regions known as parishes.
They are legally styled as the "Parish of ("Parish name") as opposed to the American naming convention with the name "Parish"...
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Recapture of Recife
The Reconquest of Recife was a military engagement between the Portuguese forces under Francisco Barreto de Meneses and the Dutch forces of Captain Walter Van Loo. After the Dutch defeats at Guarar...
Recapture of Recife - Wikipedia
Mameluco
Mameluco is a Portuguese word that denotes the first generation offspring of a European and an Amerindian. It corresponds to the Spanish word is mestizo.In the 17th and 18th centuries, Mameluco was u...
Mameluco - Wikipedia
Manuel da Nóbrega
Manuel da Nóbrega (old spelling Manoel da Nóbrega) (18 October 1517 – 18 October 1570) was a Portuguese Jesuit priest and first Provincial of the Society of Jesus in colonial Brazil. Together with Jos...
Manuel da Nóbrega - Wikipedia
Age of Discovery
The Age of Discovery is a period of European global exploration that started in the early 15th century with the first Portuguese discoveries in the Atlantic archipelagos and Africa, as well as the dis...
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Pedro Álvares Cabral
Pedro Álvares Cabral ([ˈpeðɾu ˈaɫvɐɾɨʃ kɐˈβɾaɫ] [ˈpedɾu ˈawvaɾis kaˈbɾaw]; c. 1467 or 1468 – c. 1520) was a Portuguese nobleman, military commander, navigator and explorer regarded as the d...
Pedro Álvares Cabral - Wikipedia
Salvador de Sá
Salvador Correia de Sá e Benevides (b.1602 Cadiz - † January 1, 1688 Lisbon) was a Portuguese soldier and politician. In 1625 he fought the Dutch invasion of Salvador in Brazil and regained Angola and...
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New Spain
New Spain was a Spanish territory that came into existence in 1522, the year following 1521's Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire; the Viceroyalty of New Spain (Spanish: Virreinato de...
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Nanban trade
The Nanban trade (南蛮貿易, Nanban bōeki, "Southern barbarian trade") or the Nanban trade period (南蛮貿易時代, Nanban bōeki jidai, "Southern barbarian trade period") in the history of Japan ext...
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