Why Do 900 Million People Speak Spanish and Portuguese the Way They Do?
Nearly 600 million people speak Spanish and nearly 300 million speak Portuguese1. We know why: Portugal and Spain colonized America, making it Latin America, where most of these 900 million people live. About 60 million live in Europe2 and 70 million in Africa3.
But why was it Portugal and Spain that conquered America? And why was it their particular brand…
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