they were more interested in their fertile carribean sugar islands than in colonizing in north america, also, i believe, the English colonists attempted to resist them, good luck! -nav
Asked in Roman Empire, History, Politics & Society
What were the two most successful empires of modern times?
British Empire (up to around 1950). Not really an empire, but the USA.
Asked in History of England
Why was the british empire violent?
Why was the Spanish Empire violent? Why was the Japanese Empire violent? All empires have to keep their colonies in order and if one revolts then force is often necessary. The British Empire was no different from any other empire in that respect. ...
Asked in History of England, History
Why was the Spanish Crown relatively successful in holding on to its American empire compared to the British did it rule more justly Did it rule more coercively?
This question doesn't make a lot of sense as the British held on to their dependencies longer. The Spanish Empire ended in the Americas with the Spanish/American War of 1898 and the loss of Cuba. The other parts had been lost many years before. Canada was only really independent from the UK Parliament in 1931 and Newfoundland from 1948. ...
Who was not part of the British Empire Scotland Australia Mexico India?
Mexico qualifies as such. It was part of the Spanish Empire from 1521 to 1821. ...
Asked in Roman Empire
What two things contributed to successful trade in the roman empire?
Peace and good roads contributed to successful trade in the Roman empire. Peace and good roads contributed to successful trade in the Roman empire. Peace and good roads contributed to successful trade in the Roman empire. Peace and good roads contributed to successful trade in the Roman empire. Peace and good roads contributed to successful trade in the Roman empire. Peace and good roads contributed to successful trade in the Roman empire. Peace and good roads contributed to successful trade in the Roman empire. Peace and good roads contributed...
Asked in Health, History of Spain
Facts about the Spanish Empire?
The Spanish empire was at its height in the 16th century (before losing much of its naval armada to the British in 1588). The Spanish had colonies in the Americas (and later in Africa and Asia) and traded on all continents (except for Australia and Antarctica). ...
Asked in American Revolution
What effects did the Revolutionary War have on the US?
It led to the thirteen colonies gaining their independence from the British Empire and ultimately led to the creation of the United States of America. ...
Asked in History of Europe, Napoleon Bonaparte
Along with the French empire created by Napoleon which other two empires existed in 1812?
There were a number of others, not just two. They included: The Russian Empire The British Empire The Austrian Empire The Spanish Empire Out of Europe there was the Chinese Empire and the Japanese Empire. There were possibly others. ...
How did Australia become a British empire?
Australia is not and has never been a British Empire. It was part of the British Empire in the past, and this was because European settlement in Australia was begun by the British. The British tended to seek out lands to incorporate into their Empire, and these lands which they settled were automatically part of the British Empire. They were governed by the British, using the British model. ...
Asked in Elizabeth I
What did Elizabeth I do as a queen?
A brief summary. - Created a solution to the catholic/protestant divide in religion by making a compromise. - Defeated the Spanish armada. - Started the English colonisation of America (not very successful). - Helped the Netherlands gain independence. - Executed her relatives: The duke of Norfolk and Mary queen of Scots - Triggered the downfall of the spanish empire and the rise of the british empire. - Essentially unified Scotland and Britain. ...
Asked in Roman Empire
Which had more territory the British Empire or the Roman Empire?
The British Empire. British Empire - 33.67 million km2 (1922) Roman Empire - 6.5 million km2 (117) ...
Asked in Persian Empire
Which Persian ruler established the largest empire known?
It was founded by Cyrus the Great and reached its peak under Darius the Great. However it was not the largest ever known - compare it with the Spanish Empire, the British Empire and the Russian Empire. ...
Asked in Continents
Where did the british empire control an entire continent?
north America The British Empire controlled an entire continent in Australia. The British Empire was the largest empire in history. ...
Asked in Ancient History, Roman Empire
Identify two highly successful empire from ancient times for each write one or two sentences explaining why the empire was so successful?
Two highly successful empires from ancient times were the Egyptian empire and the Roman empire. Now you do the rest of your homework and figure out for yourself why they were successful. ...
Asked in Roman Empire, Babylon, Persian Empire
What empires have ruled the world such as rome Babylon?
No empire, including Rome and Babylon, ever ruled the world. No empire ever conquered the whole world. The biggest empires in history were the British Empire, the Mongol Empire, the Russian Empire, the Spanish Empire and the Umayyad Caliphate. ...
Asked in North America
Which European empire in north America do you think was most successful?
I think the Spanish were because they seem to of explored and claimed most of North America. ...