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  • The Culture Of Spain And Spain

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    following is an overview of the culture of Spain. 1. Values and attitudes Family, including extended family is extremely important in Spanish culture and is the basis of society. Families provide a social and sometimes financial support network. Increased individualism is having its effect, however, as families become less close, family size decreases and a respect for personal preference decreases the frequency of people working for their family businesses (Spain - Language, Culture, Customs and Etiquette)

  • Spain : The Kingdom Of Spain

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    Spain Spain ranks amongst the top five countries in the world with the fewest lives lost, yearly. This is due to fundamentally decisions that the government has sanctioned for the people to garner a better and safer way of life. Because of these decisions, Spain continues to climb the worldly charts yearly, while becoming a stronger and a more economically balanced country. Spain, officially known as the Kingdom of Spain, resides inland northwest off the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, and Portugal

  • Catalonia, Spain And Spain

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    For some time now there has been an issue in a part of Spain called “Catalonia” that I think it’s worrying and also concerning the whole country. I’m originally from that part of Spain and I have spent all my life there before I came to the United States, so this is very important to me and it affects my life in every possible aspect. Catalonia and Spain have been not really liking each other for about 300 years now because of some war events that happened in 1714. But that feeling increased in

  • Cultural Awareness : Spain ( Spain )

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    Cultural Awareness: Spain Spain is a part of the European Union and makes up most of the Iberian Peninsula. Spain boarders the Pyrenees Mountains, which separates Spain from France and the Strait of Gibraltar separates Spain from North Africa. As of 2012, Spain has a population of about 47 million people, making it the 27th largest country in the world. Native Spaniards make up 88 percent of the population. Over the last 40 years Spain grew and became more economically advanced, but it still

  • The Culture Of Spain

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    The Culture of Spain Located in the Iberian Peninsula, Spain boasts of one of the most unique cultures in Europe. At different times, the country has been ruled by the Romans, the Visigoths, and the Moors from North Africa. Later, the Spanish colonized the Americas and contributed greatly to the emergence of the New World especially through the impact of Spanish explorers such as Christopher Columbus. The historical contacts left a lasting mark on this European nation especially in relation to culture

  • Protests In Spain

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    Spain is facing an uprising in politics and their economy due to the “contested independence referendum” in the Catalonia region. The Catalonia region is located on the border of Spain near Barcelona and is very different than the other regions. Such as Madrid, Catalonia has a different cultural heritage and language than Madrid, which is mainly why Catalonia wants to become independant. Catalonia is the wealthiest, most different region in Spain and can already present itself as a region that

  • Spain Essay

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    Spain      Spain, a country occupying the greater part of the Iberian Peninsula, and bounded on the north by the Bay of Biscay, France, and Andorra, and on the east by the Mediterranean Sea. The Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean and the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa are governed as provinces of Spain. Also, Spain administers two small exclaves in Morocco—Ceuta and Melilla. The area of Spain, including the African and insular territories

  • The Cultural Values Of The Catalonia Region, Spain, And Spain

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    Spain has an outgoing, fun-loving sense of style within their citizens, but the Catalonia region has a hard working, business style in their community. The Catalonia region is located on the border of Spain near Barcelona and is very different than the other regions. Catalonia has a different cultural heritage and speaks different languages than Madrid, which is mainly why Catalonia wants to become independent. Catalonia is the wealthiest, most different region in Spain and can already present itself

  • Unification of Spain

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    Unification of Spain: the Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly | Alexis Wilson | The Europeans wanted to expand their minds and their wealth with what the “unknown” world had to “offer”. When I say offer, I mean what they could take and run with without consequence. The Europeans wanted to “expose” and “enlighten” the new world people with their religion. When I say “expose” and “enlighten”, I mean force the new world people to convert to Christianity or they would be slowly tortured

  • Spain Essay

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    Found across the Atlantic and above Africa is Spain with a growing population of 46.7 million. The country reigned supreme from the 16th to the 19th century with their predominant religion Christianity. Regardless of their fall from the top, their influence upon world politics still remains. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation is a department of Spain’s government. Essentially dealing with anything from national security to scarce resources, the environment vs the economy, etc. and is