Because Portugal and Spain we
Posted by Saint on Wed, 05/26/2004 - 3:17pm.
Because Portugal and Spain were the major Catholic powers, and the Pope gave each one hemisphere to colonize. The English, not being Catholic, didn't give a rat's tail what the Pope thought belonged to others, and took what they could.

This was worth points? Sheesh. You must not think much of the modern education system.
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