For all the gold and silver stolen and shipped to Spain did not make the Spanish people richer. It gave their kings an edge in the balance of power for a time, a chance to hire more mercenary soldiers for their wars. They ended up losing those wars anyway, and all that was left was a deadly inflation, a starving population, the rich richer, the poor poorer, and a ruined peasant class.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Hans Konig

Hans König ist ein Beamter, Wiener Kommunalpolitiker und Schriftsteller.

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