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The Spanish Civil War The Spanish Civil War (1936 – 1939) is a classic case of good vs. evil. The was between the Republicans, and the Nationalists. The Republicans where mostly made up of the lower and middle class. They where the more diverse combatants with liberals, anarchists, and revolutionists. They fought for democracy much the like The French Revolution. The second group of combatants where the Nationalists who consisted of more of the upper class and conservative catholics. They fought for conservation of a more centralized state-powered government (dictatorship) and where also called the rebels. The interesting thing is that director Guillermo del Toro depicts the communist Nationalists as the good guys when in fact they where fighting for the wrong thing by today's views. As the bad guys where the democratic republicans who believed in free
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Unformatted text preview: speech. The main difference between the Spanish Civil War & the French Revolution was that the existing government was backing up the lower class liberals side and the upper class commies where the rebels who fought guerrilla like style in the woods. Towards the end of the war the Nationalists conquered Catalonia, Barcelona, and Girona. This pretty much signified the end of the war as the United Kingdom and France recognized Francisco Franco (Nationalist) as the leader of Spain. The most significant thing about the Spanish Civil War is that it was a prelude to World War II. Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy back the Nationalist and the Soviet Union, Mexico, and even some United States volunteer groups backed the Republicans....
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