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The Events That Helped Build Spain 's Foundation After The Spanish Civil War Essay

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There were many important people and events that helped build Spain’s foundation after the Spanish Civil War. One of the people I’m going to write about is Juan Carlos I, an event that I’m going to write about is the Olympic games in Barcelona in 1992, and last is the education in Spain. Spain has come a long way since the Spanish Civil War and today is one of the more beautiful tourist spots for people around the world. Spain is the second largest country in the EU, from the beautiful Spanish language they speak, to the amazing cultural foods. Spain has become an amazing country and the history to how they got here was hard fought. First, “Juan Carlos I has played a pivotal role in the transformation of Spain from an arguably state of repression into what it has become today: a thriving vibrant democracy” (Afzali 3). Juan Carlos I’s full name was Juan Carlos Alfoso Victor Maria de Borbon y Borbon-Dos Sicilias. He was born January 5, 1938 in Rome. His grandfather is Alfonso XIII had a blood line that produced kings of France since Henri IV so Juan Carlos I was pretty much destined to be a king because it ran in the family. Another important person that played a big role in the transformation of Spain is Francisco Franco. Francisco Franco was interested in young Juan Carlos. He decided to move Juan Carlos to Spain to receive a pro-Franco education. Once Juan Carlos received his bachelor’s degree he got military training at the Zargosa General Military Academy from
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