How did the Spanish Revolution and Civil War affect the social conditions of the Spanish people?
In the 1920s and early 1930s, Spain was in a condition of extreme turmoil and political unrest. The majority of Spaniards lived under conditions of poverty, the government was torn by competing leftist and right-wing factions, and nationalist tensions led to unrest in Catalonia and the Basque country. These tensions reached a boiling point in 1936, when, in response to peasant uprisings throughout the country that were interpreted (perhaps correctly) as a socialist revolution, conservative factions within the army launched a rebellion against...
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