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    put on Spain to join the war, Franco was smart enough to play the system and benefit from everyone. Spain was able to relate to the German Nazis the most, due to past dialogue and a similar political view, yet was still able to receive aid and support from the Americans too. Spain remained uninvolved during WWI because of Francisco Franco’s policies, his dedication to present his country as an honorable…

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    Francisco Franco

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    Francisco Franco Francisco Franco y Bahamonde and commonly known as General Francisco Franco is a Spanish military commander who was pro-monarch. He ruled his country through the Spanish Flanque or Phalange Party with an iron fist at the end of the Spanish civil war which took place in the 1930s, he was the first to form such kind of party, he established close relationships with fascism and Nazism during World War II. The man was subjected to international isolation after the war in which he…

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    Spanish Colonization

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    constitution. However in this constitution the government wrote some controversial things. They passed acts that stripped power from the military, church, and property owning elites. Many people opposed these acts throughout the countries. Included in these people were military officials, who began to discuss a coup that would overthrow the government. They determined that the time was not right, and they wouldn’t be able to mount a meaningful opposition to the current government in place. From…

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    the 1950s. Franco called himself the "Chorillo" leader. Although Spain officially followed the policy of neutrality in World War II, Franco supported Nazi Germany. During his authoritarian rule, he appointed all members of the Spanish parliament, the "Cartes" A democratic front, prisons were overcrowded, and martial law prevailed, and the phenomenon of military courts flourished. In order to face the economic crisis suffered by Spain, he flirted with America and proposed the establishment of…

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    Francisco Franco played a very large part in Spain’s military and government history. From his early years, Franco was involved in the military and climbed the ladder to eventually be general and dictator of Spain. At the highest point in his career, Franco lead the Nationalists rebellion against the government which eventually resulted in his position as dictator of Spain. Eventually adopting the name of “El Caudillo”, Francisco Franco would lead Spain into what is now a democracy. Francisco…

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    Spain's Political System

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    nothing more than to maintain power to keep the forces of “Anti-Spain” from ascending (U.S. Library of Congress. “The Franco Years: Franco’s Political System.” Countrystudies.us.). The Labor Charter was enacted in 1938, this law stated that all Spaniards had the obligation to work and the state was to provide and assure them with employment. Workers could benefit from this law by receiving fair salaries/wages, paid vacations, and a limit to working hours (U.S. Library of Congress. “The Franco…

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    Spanish Civil War

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    The focal point of this essay will be about the similarities and differences between The Spanish Civil War and the Chinese Civil War. There are multiple differences between the Spanish and Chinese Civil War. They both involve how both of these wars ended and started differently. Both wars were lead by different people and they were both under different advantages and disadvantages during the war. The Spanish War was a war that started between the United States and The Spanish. The war began in…

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    Global Art Cinema

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    Epps and Kakoudaki refer to as a commercial auter. As stated previously, Almodovar’s auteurism engages in frequent use of elements such as, vibrant colors, female heroines, homosexuality, and sexual perversion. These themes are all characteristics representative of a socio-cultural era in Spain, known as La Movida. La Movida translates to “The Madrilenian scene” in English, which Steven Marsh, author of Popular Spanish Film under Franco: Comedy and the Weakening of the State claims was,…

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    Franco Regime Fascist

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    what Extent was the Franco Regime Fascist?” Francisco Franco Ruled as the Head of Spain from 1936 through the victory from the Spanish Civil War. Many argue Franco was a fascist leader due to his oppressing and powerful rule in Spain after the Spanish Civil War. The term Fascist involves of ‘a governmental system led by a dictator having complete power, forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism, regimenting all industry commerce, and emphasizing an aggressive nationalism and often racism.’…

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    Franco embraced the politics of autarky because it fit in with his ideals and government actions. Pavlovic explains, “The consequences of autarky were disastrous… leading to problems such as the development of the black market, hunger, unemployment, and increased prostitution.” They were unable to sustain a middle class or a stable economy. Franco’s harsh leadership, war crimes, and alliance with Axis powers Germany & Italy provided cause for international countries to denounce his regime. This…

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