Spanish Armada

1588 year what happened?

Piracy exists in both the East and West, thus it is a global social problem. Pirates in both sides of the world share the same forming reason and composition, meanwhile, they also have some differences due to the influences of different cultures and customs. But in one year, significant events regarding piracy occurred in both …

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why did the spanish armada fail to invade england

Global changes followed the discovery of the New World. Maritime civilization started to gain the upper hand of the competition with land civilization. With battleships and cannons, many small countries became world empires, representatively Spain, Portugal, Holland, England and France.