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How did the Treaty of Tordesillas affect Spain and Portugal?

The 1494 Treaty of Tordesillas neatly divided the “New World” into land, resources, and people claimed by Spain and Portugal. The treaty worked out well for the Spanish and Portuguese empires, but less so for the 50 million people already living in established communities in the Americas. …Farvardin 18, 1399 AP

What makes Portugal unique?

It is a city with a special radiance, which comes from the Tagus river and the proximity of the sea. It is also a great holiday destination renowned for sun, sea and walks on the beach throughout the year. In fact, the Portuguese coast is almost a single beach extending more than 850 kilometers.Farvardin 23, 1397 AP

Did you know facts about Portugal?

8 Fun Facts You Never Knew About Portugal

  • As one of the oldest nations in Europe, Portugal came into existence in 1139.
  • Portuguese is the official language of 9 countries.
  • Lisbon was almost destroyed by an earthquake, followed by a tsunami 40 minutes later.
  • The oldest bookstore in the world is in Lisbon.
  • Over half the world’s cork comes from Portugal.

What can we learn from the Portuguese decriminalization of illicit drugs?

It concludes that contrary to predictions, the Portuguese decriminalization did not lead to major increases in drug use. Indeed, evidence indicates reductions in problematic use, drug-related harms and criminal justice overcrowding.Tir 30, 1389 AP

What impact on society would the decriminalization of drugs have?

Decriminalization would increase the use and the economic and social costs of drugs. The argument that drug decriminalization, or legalization, will solve the budget crisis, reduce prison overcrowding and cripple drug cartels is simply not supported by evidence.Mehr 29, 1389 AP

Does legalizing drugs reduce crime?

Recent research has shown that legalizing marijuana reduces violence and trafficking associated with the illegal drug trade thereby reducing the power and wealth of cartels and drug gangs. On top of reducing drug related crime, legalizing marijuana has shown to be a meaningful avenue of raising tax revenue.Dey 23, 1398 AP

What countries have Decriminalised drugs?

Czechia, the Netherlands, Portugal and Switzerland are among a handful of countries that have decriminalized drug use and possession for personal use and that have also invested in harm reduction programmes. Consequently, diagnoses among people who inject drugs in those countries are low.Esfand 13, 1398 AP

So while legalization would likely lead to more addiction and overdoses, chances are that would still be less harm than the suffering tied to the hundreds of thousands of drug-related arrests each year, the thousands of deaths linked to violence from the black market for drugs, and overdoses linked to impure drugs that …Shahrivar 21, 1396 AP