The First World War: The Causes Of The Civil War

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The causes of the Civil War could be traced back the 15th century. In the 15th century was Spain was one of the potential countries of Europe in that time. They had the hegemony and the power of Europe and lots of colonies in Filipinas, in North Africa and in South America because it was the first country to discover it. However in the 17th century Spain begun to decline and to lose colonies. In that time Spain had very serious internal problems, and in the 18th century there was a war called the War the Spanish Succession, where two dynasties (from France and Austria) clashed for the throne. Fragmented by the war, Spain at the beginning of the 19th century was destabilised; the former Spanish Empire overseas quickly disintegrated with the Latin American war of independence and eventually the loss of the colonies remained in the Spanish-American War of 1898. Spain was not involved into the First World War, due to this neutrality, allowed it to become one of the main suppliers of any kind of material for both sides. For example, Catalonia was one of the most important providers of German uniforms. That is just one example but it contributed in so many ways and it took a great advantage of it. This way to involve itself at the war but without fight prompted a great economic boom to Spain. At the end of the war while all the European countries were facing a serious crisis due to the damages, personal losses and the money they had to pay to repair all the damage, Spain had

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