Did Spain or Portugal win Brazil in the Treaty of Tordesillas?

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Did Spain or Portugal win Brazil in the Treaty of Tordesillas?

The Age of Exploration:

The Treaty of Tordesillas was an agreement to divide the newly discovered continents of North and South America between Spain and Portugal. It was negotiated and approved of by Pope Julius II. The treaty had a profound effect on the history of the Americas.

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Spain ended up benefiting more from the Treaty of Tordesillas. This is because Spain received more land than Portugal. The Portuguese colonized what...

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