Why Do Brazilians Speak Portuguese And Not Spanish?

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Unlike other Latin American countries, Brazil’s official language is Portuguese, not Spanish. So what led to the country’s differing vernacular?

Learn More:
New York Times: A Brief History of Brazil
http://www.nytimes.com/fodors/top/features/travel/destinations/centralandsouthamerica/brazil/riodejaneiro/fdrs_feat_129_9.html?n=Top%2FFeatures%2FTravel%2FDestinations%2FCentral+and+South+America%2FBrazil%2FRio+de+Janeiro

Britannica: Brazil- Agriculture and Prospecting
https://www.britannica.com/place/Brazil/Agriculture-and-prospecting

National Geographic: June 7th, 1494: The Treaty of Tordesillas
http://nationalgeographic.org/thisday/jun7/treaty-tordesillas/

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