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ASR. Spain was behind the other powers mostly due to the civil wars that had until 1874. Later, Spain was trying to recover itself. In military investment was only before USA. However, all the Spanish made equipment didn't arrive until the early 20th century. Spain was trying to modernize its army and navy. Example of the first modern Spanish battleship ...


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Why did Ferdinand become emperor after Charles V? Charles V was elected emperor on 28 June 1519 and crowned King of the Romans on 26 October 1520. He was crowned King of Italy on 22 February 1530 and crowned Emperor of the Romans on 24 February 1530. For various reasons the seven electors met and agreed to make Ferdinand the next emperor. He was elected ...


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Gibraltar is much closer to home, and much more important to Britain than Hong Kong. Gibraltar is literally the gateway to the Mediterranean, all of southern Europe, and large parts of Africa and the Middle East. Hong Kong has nowhere a comparable level of strategic significance, at least to Britain, because it is halfway around the world. Gibraltar is also ...


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Gibraltar wasn't given to Spain but Hong Kong was returned to China because China made an ultimatum. Spain never made any ultimatum to the UK over Gibraltar because she is not really interested in it. The economic interests are more important than fighting for a tiny rock. In my opinion, I want Gibraltar back but I will never force Gibraltarians to be ...


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Im really surprise of how they are talking about British superiority over the spanish. Well, there are famous phrases made by the British that didn't say that. 1º Spanish at the sea, I want to see, at land Saint George protect us. 2º The Spanish has the best soldiers of the Christianity. Or including more modern phrases about Spanish. "Now we will see if ...


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The matter of the languages of Basque country, Catalonia and Galicia difference with the rest is due to historical factors. The Spanish or Castilian is the main language of Spain because is the most spoken and born in former kingdom of Castilla. Spain is the union of Spanish kingdoms. The Spanish language is the latinised language of the ancient Iberians. ...


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In 1936, In military equipment, The republicans was with advantage (the majority of the factories were in republican lands) but not in number of soldiers of the army. The republicans hold the majority of support of the navy, 91% of the spanish made tanks, no to say the support of nearly all of the spanish aircraft. The national´s advantage was in the ...


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Spain was fighting in two fronts. On the one hand, the netherlands want independence from Spain and the other hand Ottoman empire was unstoppable in eastern europe. The Christianity divided in two and Ottomans advancing. At the end, was decided that spanish navy to join with italian states navy against Ottoman navy. The Spanish tercios will be concentrated ...



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