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    Francisco Franco was an army general and dictator that ruled over Spain from 1939 until he died in 1975. He made his rise to dictatorship during the Spanish Civil War. Help from Germany and Italy set up his forces to overthrow the Second Republic. Adopting the title of “El Caudillo”, The Leader, Franco persecuted his political opponents and repressed the culture and language of Spain’s regions. He censured the media and took absolute control over the country. If it wasn’t for the lack of involvement

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    Francisco Franco

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    Francisco Franco Francisco Franco was the dictator of Spain from 1939 to 1975, including the time of WW2. Perhaps he was better known as “El Caudillo,” translated into English as The Leader. He was born and raised in Spain. He was a very brilliant military general who led Nationalist rebels in defeating the Spanish government during the Spanish Civil War. Although he was viewed as a Fascist Dictator, he strongly opposed communism. He was an extremely important figure in the course of world history

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    Francisco Franco

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    Francisco Franco was a general and authoritarian leader, who governed Spain from 1939 to 1975. He came to power shortly after the start of the Spanish Civil War. In that war, he led the rebel Nationalist Army to victory over the Loyalist forces. After the war ended in 1939, Franco held complete control of Spain. His regime was similar to a Fascist dictatorship. He carried out the functions of chief of state, prime minister, commander in chief, and leader of the Falange, the only permitted political

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    Francisco Franco: The Creation of a Dictator

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    In the year 1939 the formidable General Francisco Franco rose to power during a time of government and economic struggle in Spain. He contained an ability that he began to develop and strengthen, allowing him to easily and efficiently take control of a situation, all while growing into a natural, very influential leader. His striking tactics of manipulation and articulate speech were cultivated from a young age, transformed into what would become mechanisms of terror. Due to a life that was submerged

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    Comparative Essay of Francisco Franco and Roman Abramovich The businessman, soccer team owner, and politician Roman Abramovich compares greatly with Fascist dictator, Army general and head of state, Francisco Franco. Although the two men are from different countries and different periods—Abramovich was born seventy-four years after Franco—their lives have similar characteristics with many similar undertones. The historical events that both these men affected only provide a glimpse of their personalities

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    to go by in order to be effective. Francisco Franco demonstrated these specific ideals with his ability to uphold such challenges. Francisco Franco was born December 4th 1892. In 1935 Franco became Chief of the Central General Staff of the Spanish Army. Franco focused rather on his work and not relationships with his people, using a rough way of ideas to keep things on track, he succeeds to perform a few Machiavellian ideals. That being the case, Francisco Franco achieved the following Machiavellian

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    name: Francisco Franco. Francisco Franco was born on December 4, 1892 at Galicia, North-West of Spain (Francisco Franco). He was a dictator, prime minister, leader of the “Falange Española”, commander in chief and chief of state (Payne, Stanley G.). He was well=known for his fearlessness,

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    The government of Spain has been affected by my many events in history, but the Spanish Civil War and the dictatorship of Francisco Franco have had quite possibly the biggest effect of all. National political unrest filled the country, and Spain had an enormous problem with poverty. Spain started as a constitutional monarchy in 1920 with Alfonso the XIII as king. As of 1978, Spain has moved back to a constitutional monarchy, and the leaders of the government are King Juan Carlos I and Prime Minister

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    Spain and World War Two

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    Leaning toward the Nazis, because of past help, and basic ideals, yet dependent on English, and American aide, Spain invented the nonbelligerent state. Spain remained uninvolved during World War Two because of Spanish honor, the personality of Francisco Franco, and it was not in Spain’s bet interest to enter the war. As a general rule, Spanish people feel rigidly bound by their sense of honor. This is one major conflict inherent between the Spanish people and entering the war. First Spain had no

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    changes that did away with individuality. The White Terror consisted of acts of violence against the Spanish people during the Nationalist movement in Spain. Mass executions by the Nationalists had begun with the start of the war and continued into Francisco Franco's dictatorship. The E,lange believed that these acts of violence were the best way to eliminate the leftist ideas that were held by the Republicans as and their supporters. The way to advance their regime was to eliminate the opposition. Upon

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