Farthest extent of Spanish colonization in America.Red: Farthest extent of Spanish colonies under the House of Bourbon in the 1790s.Pink: Disputed claims of Spanish colonial administration.Purple: Portuguese colonies under dual Spanish colonial administration- conquest, settlement and political rule over much of the Western Hemisphere

Colonization is scary, to say the least.

Farthest extent of Spanish colonization in America.
Red: Farthest extent of Spanish colonies under the House of Bourbon in the 1790s.
Pink: Disputed claims of Spanish colonial administration.
Purple: Portuguese colonies under dual Spanish colonial administration- conquest, settlement and political rule over much of the Western Hemisphere

Colonization is scary, to say the least.