Causes of Spanish Civil War
Spain polarized between industrial North and agricultural, feudal South. Peasants worked the land of rich
landowners on starvation wages. Farmwork seasonal and needed modernisation.
- Urban workers ha
Mao (1949-1976) Domestic Policy
Social and Economic Policies
- A Common Program drawn up in 1949. Outlined the future economic, political and social action that was to
take place in China.
- Article 5 of the common program granted rights to freedom of spe
Mussolinis Consolidation of Power
Mussolini became Prime Minister in Italy in October 1922. From here he consolidated his rule as dictator using a
mix of legal policy, violence and intimidation. This is similar to how he came to power - being legally appo
Stalin's Foreign PolicyPolicy hi
Perhaps eventually encourage a worldwide revolution through the work of the Comintern but
supporting Communist struggles abroad. However, Stalin championed Socialism in One
Country before worldwide re
Course of Spanish Civil War
When Jose Giral took over as Republican Prime Minister, he armed the workers in Madrid and Barcelona, which
helped crush the rebels at the cost of decentralising control.
- Were a mixture of anarc