Unformatted text preview: ng the Cold War Spain entered a trade and military alliance. America promised their support for Franco with the signing of the Pact of Madrid in 1953 and recognized his leadership. Upon Franco’s death however, Spain moved towards creating a democracy. It reinstated it’s royal family and signed it’s constitution in 1978. Spain is now considered a Parliamentary Monarchy led by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. There are two major political parties in Spain: The People’s Party or the Popular Party which is considered their more conservative party. Prime Minister Rajoy is a member of PP
The PSOE or Spanish Sot Workers Party which as its name suggests is the sot party. This is the party that Prime Minister Zapatero belonged to, who was the prime minister before Rajoy from 20042011. Religion 94% of the Spanish population is Roman Catholic, but catholicism is by no means the only religious influence in the country. The Muslim Moors ruled over what is now modern Spain from...
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