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How did early Dutch and British exploration and trade differ from that of the Spanish and Portuguese?
The Dutch and the British used private support from merchant trading companies along with government support.
The Dutch and the British coordinated their efforts while Spain and Portugal only competed against each other.
The Spanish and Portuguese had no government support while the Dutch and British did.
The Dutch and British spent most of their resources exploring the Americas but not the Asian sea trade network.
The Spanish and Portuguese relied solely on private support from merchant trading companies.