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Spain 1820s

Piracy Spain 6 Min Read

The execution of Torrijos, by Antonio Gisbert Perez. Ferdinand VII, after his restoration as absolute monarch in 1823, took repressive measures against the liberal forces in his country. The instruments of liberal revolution in Spain and Portugal were the secret societies (whose successful activities from 1815 to 1820 account for the obsessive concern of Iberian clericals with freemasonry) and the

Order of Avis

Crusades Spain

Miracle of Empel

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Conquistadors

A warrior class of Spain that defeated the Muslims and conquered Latin America during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. In the seventh century CE, followers of the prophet Mohammed swept out of North Africa and invaded Spain. The Christian Spaniards were quickly overrun and driven into the mountainous provinces of

Air Warfare Spain 20 Min Read

Aerial Warfare and the Spanish Civil War

In the years between the world wars, governments and military leaders theorized about the future of aerial warfare. But during this almost two-decade period, there was only one major military conflict–the Spanish Civil War. Although only a few countries officially participated, they found it invaluable preparation for World War II.

Piracy Spain 6 Min Read

Spain 1820s

The execution of Torrijos, by Antonio Gisbert Perez. Ferdinand VII, after his restoration as absolute monarch in 1823, took repressive measures against the liberal forces in his country. The instruments of liberal revolution in Spain and Portugal were the secret societies (whose successful activities from 1815 to 1820 account for

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