Brazilian Independence…..And Empire. Baker Bean Bless Blum. Achieving Independence. By the end of the 18 th century Brazil had grown in population and economic exports European demand for products : Sugar Cotton Cocoa. Slaves Take Over?.
When he came into power he was too young to rule so a series of regents directed the country in his name
Proved to be an enlighted man of middle-class habits who was anxious to reign over a tranquil and progressive nation
His nation was based upon slave laborDom Pedro II