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    the Spanish Civil War. In the 19th century Spain was very divided and weak. While technically it was a monarchy, it wasn’t rare for military dictators to take power constantly. The people of Spain were extremely poor, so they were drawn to communism. Those who followed communist ideals wanted to eliminate the influence of the catholic church. In the 1930’s Spain was divided ideologically and socially. Many regions in Spain like the Catalans and Basques wanted more liberties or even complete freedom all together. Because all of these tensions existed…

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    Spanish Civil War Causes

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    Origins and Causes of Wars • Long-term Causes The Spanish Civil War was a culmination of the internal civil unrest of Spain. Spain was divided by various groups with extreme beliefs from Fascism to “militant anarchism”. These groups provided the basis for societal unrest, as extremists clashed heads in opposing ideals. Poverty was also a striking aspect of the unrest, as poor masses were neglected by the Catholic Church that found identity with “wealthy landowners than with the Spanish People”…

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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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    The years leading up to the Spanish Civil War were marked by social and economic instability. The War lasted from 1936 to 1939 and resulted in a new leader and a new government. Conditions in Spain continued to decline creating a poor social, political, and economic state after the establishment of autarky. The new regime and barriers like censorship made it difficult for filmmakers to produce new movies, especially with the emergence of CIFESA. Raza and Locura de amor were two films in…

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    War always has its negative effects, some are seen right away, while others take more time to appear. Whatever the size of the war there are always those who are affected by the negativity that the war brings. Many men and women were negatively affected, both physically and emotionally, from their experiences fighting and helping in the Spanish Civil War. George Orwell gave his first-hand account, of his time spent fighting in the war in his book Homage to Catalonia. In his account Orwell tells…

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    The Spanish Civil War

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    The Spanish Civil War was a brutal, bloody, and heartfelt conflict that erupted when a young, astute, and highly influential Spanish general named Francisco Franco rose out of Morocco and started a war against the democratic government, controlled by Republican President Manuel Azaña. At that point in 1936 Franco’s troops were the fiercest and well-versed in the entirety of Spain. From July to October of 1936 he also became the figurehead of the Nationalist movement, a descendant of the Falange…

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    who played a key role in the Spanish Civil War who also fought against and with each other in World War II; such as Germany, Italy, and the Soviet Union. While most countries stayed true to the agreement; Germany, Italy, and the Soviet Union all intervened in the conflict. The most important figure in the Spanish Civil war was Hitler, he used this time to help out another fascist power as well as test out tactics that he would later use in World War II. "... Nazi involvement in the Spanish…

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    Civil War In Madrid, 1936 the Spanish Civil War broke out. The war lasted three years, it caused thousands of deaths and a great impact in Europe. This war was caused by many different factors, some of the most important are: the differences between Nationalists and Republicans, Spain’s corrupt government, and the massacre led by Francisco Franco’s army that helped unify the people. Francisco Franco led this Revolution alongside other Nationalist leaders. Before the Civil War began, Francisco…

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    Spanish Civil War Analysis

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    The Spanish Civil War in 1936-1939 is a historically complex event interwoven in both internal and foreign agendas. This was manifest in the involvement of various factions from militia, unions, and parties of different standings and ambitions. Not less important was the overt interest of other countries in the Spanish national affairs, such as the direct intervention of Germany and Italy or the non-intervention stance of Britain and France; an aspect which would ultimately decide the outcome of…

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    Foreign intervention played a major role in the Spanish Civil War. One of the main reasons why the Nationalists were victorious was because the foreign powers provided the them with weapons, soldiers, military advisers and economic support. On another note, the establishment of the Non-Intervention Committee, which was signed by Britain, France and the United States, banned international support for the Republicans. Therefore, the Nationalists gained an advantage over the Republics, due to the…

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