The defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588 was a significant turning point and deserves a mention. The impact of the Spanish Inquisition begun in 1478 also deserves discussion. A deeper analysis of the different economies is also pivotal for understanding the rise of the French, Dutch, and English relative to Spain.

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