Review Unit 3: Modern Spain

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Social Sciences Quiz on Review Unit 3: Modern Spain, created by Fátima Delgado on 01/29/2019.

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Question 1

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On 11 February 1873, Spain became a [blank_start]republic[blank_end], but the period of political and social [blank_start]instability[blank_end] continued. The republic lasted only [blank_start]eleven[blank_end] months with [blank_start]four[blank_end] presidents during this period. Three simultaneous [blank_start]civil[blank_end] wars also broke out in Spain that year.
Answer
  • republic
  • instability
  • eleven
  • four
  • civil

Question 2

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During the [blank_start]regency[blank_end] period, Spain lost its remaining colonies, [blank_start]Cuba[blank_end], Puerto Rico and the [blank_start]Philippines[blank_end]. Primo de Rivera organised a [blank_start]coup[blank_end]. Alfonso XIII supported him and Rivera suspended the [blank_start]Constitution[blank_end] and became a dictator from 1923-1930. In [blank_start]1931[blank_end], the [blank_start]Republicans[blank_end] won the elections, the monarchy was abolished and the [blank_start]Second[blank_end] Republic was declared. It lasted until the end of the Civil War in [blank_start]1939[blank_end].
Answer
  • regency
  • Cuba
  • Philippines
  • coup
  • Constitution
  • 1931
  • Republicans
  • Second
  • 1939

Question 3

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When the [blank_start]Civil[blank_end] War ended in [blank_start]1939[blank_end], General [blank_start]Franco[blank_end] established a dictatorship which lasted until his death in [blank_start]1975[blank_end]. In the years following the war, Franco embarked on a policy based on [blank_start]Autarchy[blank_end] (economic self-sufficiency). As Franco had declared Spain a [blank_start]monarchy[blank_end], he needed a successor. In [blank_start]1969[blank_end], he chose Prince Juan Carlos - Alfonso XIII’s grandson. Franco thought that the regime would continue under Juan Carlos. In 1975, General Franco died and the [blank_start]transition[blank_end] from a dictatorship to democracy began.
Answer
  • Civil
  • World
  • 1939
  • 1941
  • Franco
  • Primo de Rivera
  • 1975
  • 1976
  • 1978
  • Autarchy
  • bankruptcy
  • liberalism
  • monarchy
  • republic
  • 1969
  • 1970
  • 1971
  • transition
  • constitution
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