http://www.dramauk.co.uk/?arapyza=%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%AA%D8%A7%D8%AC%D8%B1%D8%A9-%D8%A8%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B0%D9%87%D8%A8-%D9%81%D9%8A-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B3%D8%B9%D9%88%D8%AF%D9%8A%D8%A9&ef4=33 In one major example, the Treaty of Tordesillas was a treaty signed between Portugal and Spain in 1494 in which they agreed to divide up all the land in the Americas between the two of them.
go to site Pope Alexander VI was the Pope at the time of the treaty. He drew an imaginary line 2,193 kms to the west of the Cape Verdes Islands, giving Portugal the land to the east of this line, and Spain the land to the west of this line.
follow This treaty was signed at Tordesillas, which is how the treaty got its name.
http://1conn.com/?ba7=ff Source: https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Tordesillas
source Take a look at today’s featured image. Did you know this was how Brazil became Portuguese and the rest of South America predominantly Spanish?
source site We need to bare these tensions in mind as we prepare to embark on our journey towards Asia.