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By war’s end Spain had effectively severed ties with the USSR and established relations with wartime allies and later even the USA.B.Evidence: Foreign aid by the USSR was far more limited than the Germans; the Soviets provided only 1000 aircraft and 750 tanks; these numbers, including thoseof the International Brigades never compensated for the Nationalist superiority, and as such led the Republicans to incur several losses.C.Historiography: Grover Furr (Intentionalist)- USSR unexpectedly devoted themselves to Republic cause, demonstrating Stalin’s intent to counter fascism and unprecedented internationalism1.During Cold War USA allies with Spain against USSRD.Evidence: Hitler wished to cease the spread of communism in Europe, see the installment of a fascist dictatorship in Spain. And have a strategic advantage overFrance. Granted the Nationalists 17,000 personnel, 600 aircraft, 1000 artillery, and 200 armour, and gave them support via Condor Legion.E.Evidence: In November 1936, an agreement made between Mussolini and Franco, where Italy would receive support in a war with France for 75,000 Italian soldiers (Corpo Truppe Volontarie) being provided to the Nationalist Army. As well, Mussolini provided 660 aircraft, 1000 artillery, and 150 armor.IV.Counter Argument: Economic ReasonsA.Assertion: On the other hand, it could be seen that the most significant factor in the outcome of the Spanish Civil War was the economy, which allowed Nationalists to fund and outlast a successful war campaign against the
Republicans. Still, this argument remains limited due to the vast economic turmoil as a result of the war.B.Evidence: In 1936, Burgos was declared the capital of the Francoist Rebel Zone. This region was and still is known for its agricultural industry and its success in providing sufficient food supplies to Spain.1.Industrial machinery needs to be replaced, dissolution of tradeC.Evidence: Inexperienced workers’ committees led by Anarchists caused major declines in the outputs of Republic war efforts; Catalonian production fell by two thirds from 1936 to 1939, there were food and material shortages, and inflation increased 300 percent.1.Per Capita Income 28% lower than 1935D.Evidence: The Republicans sent their gold reserve, which was worth more than $500 million to USSR. Later, the Soviet Union announced that the republicans still owed them $50 million.1.10-15% of wealth destroyedE.Historiography: Marxist Perspective - While the Nationalists managed to maintain a relatively successful economy throughout the war, Spain was left devastated as a result of overspending and destruction of wealth.V.Conclusion
To what extent was Spain fundamentally changed by the civil war?I.IntroductionA.Thesis: The Spanish Civil War 1936–39 was a struggle between the forces of the politicalleft and the political right in Spain. The victory of the right-wing forces led to the establishment of a military dictatorship in Spain under the leadership of General Franco, which would last until his death in 1975. Overall, the nation of Spain was fundamentally

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