";s:4:"text";s:4364:" He has been called many names, notably the "Father of Modern Science. This empire was at the center of interactions between the Eastern and Western worlds for over 600 years. The Portuguese Empire 1450-1750 Voyages of Portugal and Spain •1300’s Spain and Portugal were effectively squeezed out of the rich markets of the East. After landfall in the New World, it was quickly seen that there would be much dispute over which land belongs to whom. They had their own resources and hierarchies. 1450-1750. After a few years of hit and miss attempts, African slave trade became routine and accepted. But time was to be against it. Within a few years the last Muslim state, Granada, had been conquered (1492), and the Spanish government installed the Inquisition to bring about the Christianization of the conquered territory. It strengthened the Chinese heritage and was heavily involved in Chinese culture.The Tokugawa Shogunate was a military feudal government system in Japan. In the following 60 years, 50,000 more would be sent to live there. He is believed to be the first European to venture around the Cape of Good Hope; however, after completing this his crew forced him to turn around and return.The first 736 criminals and convicts were banished from England and landed in Botany Bay in Australia on January 6, 1788. This would eventually lead to the Spanish culture of Mexico's people today. Spain and Portugal took the vanguard in building colonial societies in the Americas. He ruled over the peak of the empire's military, political and economic power.The Safavid Dynasty was one of the largest Iranian Empires, and began the Twelver School of Shi'a Islam. Orders like the Franciscans also established schools for the indigenous elites as well as hired indigenous laborers, thereby shifting the dynamics in the indigenous communities and their relationship to the Spanish.The Habsburgs pursued several goals:The Spanish empire had still not returned to first-rate power status, but it had recovered and even extended its territories considerably from the dark days at the beginning of the eighteenth century when it was, particularly in continental matters, at the mercy of other powers' political deals. He advanced map making technologies and improved navigational instruments, and he organized and financed many exploratory voyages.Color code: -Portugal: orange-Holy Roman Empire (and the Church): red-Spain: blue-China: lavender-French: purple-Japan: green-Italy: pink-Ottoman: grey-West Africa: maroon-Mughal: lime green-England: tealThe Thirty Years War was a largely religious war, and one of the longest and most destructive wars in European history. # 12/13: Compare and contrast the political economic developments in Russia and Western Europe between 1450 and 1750 Between the years 1450-1750 CE Western Europe and Russia have gone through several political and economic changes, though they have existed in different districts of Europe. It was established essentially to discuss how to change and move the Church forward. He was a powerful military leader, and he stopped the threat of the Pashtun. With this began the practice of evangelization of the peoples of the new world as supported by the Spanish government.