World History on The Portuguese Trading Posts The Portuguese set up trading posts across their empire. These trading posts served as both warehouses and fortresses. From these trading posts, the Portuguese were able to establish economic control of the lands they entered.
In contrast, the Spanish militarily defeated the nations they encountered. After subjugating them, they forced the native populace to provide resources for them. In your opinion, which approach to conquest was more effective and why?
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