Valley to stand out that the opening of the ports made with that Brazil was invaded by the products British, finishing with the commercial monopoly (Colonial Pact) that he was sustentculo of the Iberian exploration. If not possua more the economic domination, did not make sensible Portugal to remain with the domination politics. For even more details, read what Stephen M. Ross says on the issue. Travestido of liberalism, what in fact it occurred was the English possession of the economy. With D. Joo VI in Lisbon, was more easy for its son D.
Peter to give the shout of independence in day 7 of September of 1822, becoming the first emperor of Brazil. But if the cut had not run away? If then the prince regent decided to face the French troops? What he would have happened? Portugal would have clear possibilities to earn. Therefore the troop who arrived lusitanas lands, one day after the departure of the cut, was composed to a large extent, for young soldiers, and with this inexperienced in battle, and for soldiers of the foreign legion, not so compromised with the Napoleonic ideals. The front of these men was General Junot, who had fame of not being a good strategist. The troop who took Lisbon, according to daily of proper General Junot, he was a flock of maltrapilhos, exaustos and hungry men. Already with some decreases in the infantry and some cannons with defect. But we cannot blame D.
Joo VI for having run away. Napoleo was same a mythical and frightful figure. It is in such a way, that at the time it was costumava to righten the children saying things of the type: ' ' Napoleo comes a' ' or ' ' Napoleo goes you pegar' '. Exactly having been for history as a unsafe monarch, and we can say until pathetic, D. Joo VI had its mritos. In a context where some sovereigns had been destronados, it lived and it died as a king. Little before falecer, exiled in the island of Saint Helena, Napoleo Bonaparte leaves registered for the posterior generations which its thought in relation to the king of Portugal and Brazil: ' ' He was only that me enganou' '.