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Why were the Spanish and Portuguese inquisitions so feared?

Thousands of people were tortured to death or burned alive for the "crime" of trying to practice the religion of their ancestors. Answer: Approximately 5,000 people of 49,00 (MORE)

What was the Spanish inquisition?

The Spanish Inquisition was a religious tribunal or court established in Spain from 1480 to 1820 AD, but most active from 1492 on. It was responsible for the jailing, trial, t (MORE)

What was the goal of the Inquisition?

The Inquisition was a formal court set up by the Church to try people accused of not following the teachings of the Church. It had the power to torture the accused, who had n (MORE)

What is an inquisitive statement?

  The sentence, "I was wondering if you might be free tonight." is an example of an inquisitive statement. It is where a question is implied, but not actually asked. The q (MORE)

What is inquisitive nature?

Someone who is said to have an "inquisitive nature" is very curious  about the things around him, his environment, the people he knows,  the things he sees, etc. He asks a l (MORE)

What were the punishments of the Inquisition?

One Punishment of the Inquisition is burning people alive. This is called an Auto-de-fé. Another punishment of the Inquisition is a procession. Heretics take a 'walk of shame (MORE)

How do you spell inquisitive?

  inquisitive    -adjective   1. given to inquiry, research, or asking questions; eager for knowledge; intellectually curious: an inquisitive mind. 2. unduly or (MORE)

Where is portuguese?

If you meant were the country is: Portugal is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the Atlantic Ocean and with Spain, and forms the Iberian Peninsula. Portuguese is t (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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