Friday, November 20, 2009

SPANISH HISTORY-Spain and the First World War

1914 to 1918: Spain remains neutral in the First World War.

Spain's position of neutrality during World War I was no more than a parenthesis. Rising prices and Europe's diminishing market produced increased instability, and in 1917, the General Parliamentary Assembly held in Barcelona decided to introduce constitutional reforms and called for a general strike in August.

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