Why did the spanish engage in colonial expansion in the late 15 century?explain the motives that prompted the spaniards to create an overseas empire.
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Spain engaged in colonial expansion for the profit. The vast resources of the New World were quite tempting, and the Spanish were also competing with Portugal, and later France and England as well as other European powers, for colonial territories.