Asked in Latin America
What country was the primary colonial power in Latin America?
The primary colonial power in Latin America was the country Spain. However, the Portuguese had power over the country of Brazil. ...
Asked in Spanish Language and Culture
Where around the world is spanish spoken?
Spanish is spoken in Spain, in Mexico, and in Central and South America where Spain was the colonial power. That's pretty much everywhere in South America except Brazil, where Portugal was the colonial power and Portuguese is spoken. ...
Asked in History of Africa, Africa
Which european power controlled most of northwest africa during the colonial era?
Most of northwest Africa was controlled by France and Spain during the colonial era ...
Which development of the 1500s most alarmed English rulers?
Spain developed into a colonial power in the Americas, and acquired gold and territory. ...
Why is Hinduism one of the major religions of Guyana?
During the colonial period, the British brought a large number of Indians (from India) to Guyana as menial or lower-class laborers. The Indians brought their religion of Hinduism with them to their new homes in Guyana. ...
Asked in Catholicism, Philippines
What makes Catholicism survive in the Philippines?
Spain was a colonial power in the Philippines for several hundred years. Spain brought Roman Catholicism to those islands. It has been a powerful influence ever since. ...
What was the primary colonial power in Latin America?
The Spanish Empire qualifies as the primary colonial power in Latin America, ruling over present-day Mexico and the US-Southwest, most of Central America and at least two-thirds of South America except Brazil, the French Guyana and Suriname, which were territories of Portugal, France and the Netherlands, respectively. ...
When did colonial Spain's power end?
Spain started losing colonies during and after the invasion of Spain by France. During the occupation the Spanish government was is disarray, weak and unable to defend herself, let alone control her colonies. ...
Asked in English to Spanish
Who speaks Spanish?
Spain is the official language in Spain, Mexico, and in almost all of the countries of Central and South America (exceptions are Brazil, Guyana, French Guyana and Suriname). It is also widely spoken in the southern and southwestern US, in Puerto Rico, and on some islands in the Caribbean. ...