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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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    alas he did and everyone soon knew the name Francisco Franco. Franco’s father was an officer in the spanish naval administrative group and his mother was a upper middle class conservative roman catholic. Franco came from four generations of naval officers. From birth it was expected that Franco would also go down the same path. When he was 14 years old he attended a military school and graduated three years later at the age of 17. After graduation Franco volunteered to be Stationed in Spanish Morocco

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    controls‚ suppression of the masses through censorship and terrorism‚ and policies of aggressive nationalism and racism (“Fascism”). Francisco Franco first implemented this government policy in Spain after witnessing its achievements in Germany and Italy. Franco’s strong nationalistic and military upbringing was the basis for his fascist dictatorship. What made Franco the “ultimate fascist dictator” was the fact that he was more palatable to the western countries. His focus was not on world domination

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    Franco

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    Franco came from a military background. He became a highly decorated soldier and won rapid promotions in the army. He rose to prominence during the 1920s as a commander in the Spanish Legion and became the youngest general in Europe.[1] He was then appointed in charge of Academia General Militar‚ Spain’s main military academy at Zaragoza. However‚ with the fall of the Spanish monarchy and the establishment of the Second Republic in 1931‚ Franco‚ as a conservative and monarchist officer‚ was marginalized

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    8 What were the consequences of Franco’s victory in the Spanish Civil War? A. Plan of investigation Seventy-two years have passed since the end of the Spanish Civil War and 36 years since the death of Francisco Franco and the birth of a new and democratic Spain. As far as we know‚ there are no books specifically written about the consequences of the Spanish Civil War. That is what we will try to do in this written account. Most specialists agree that foreign

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    and contrast the iconic forms of representation of Francisco Franco AND Antonio de Oliveira Salazar.” This essay considers the question above by addressing the notion of “dictatorship” and its representation through iconography. We look at the definitions of “propaganda” and “iconic” and the context of the two dictators themselves‚ and then compare the techniques and actions used to promote these two individuals as icons. Francisco Franco governed Spain with an iron fist from 1939 to 1975

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    in more than one field. Normally one from the renaissance time period(1905-1910). A modern day Renaissance man is a term used for those who have accomplished such achievements but lives in another period-the present. James Franco is a man that epitomizes such a title.. Franco is a man of many vices‚ actor‚ Broadway actor‚ director‚ author‚ screenwriter‚ producer‚ painter‚ model‚ host‚ musician‚ volunteer‚ humanitarian‚ director‚ and a college student attending multiple prestigious colleges are only

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    San Francisco

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    San Francisco The City of My Dreams When I was a child my dream was to move to San Francisco. I made my dream come true when I was 24 years old. I moved to the city by the bay with friends and found a house in the corridor district. Although I no longer live there I still long to be there and hope to eventually move back. Living there is amazing. It gave me a higher ambition to achieve my goals and become successful. I would spend my free time exploring new places and visit my favorites. During

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    Francisco Pizarro

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    Francisco Pizarro Francisco Pizarro‚ Born in Trujillo‚ Estremadura‚ Spain‚ in 1471. He was the son of Gonzalo Pizarro and Francisca Gonzalez‚ Francisco did not know how to read or write. He had little education throughout his life. His father was a captain of infantry and had fought in many battles. Pizarro always wanted to explore and sail. Pizarro set sail to Urabi. He lost many men during his explorations. He went to Cartagena‚ where he met another explorer named Balboa and they became close

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    Francisco Goya

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    Through his art‚ Francisco Goya relayed his feelings toward the political unrest that plagued Spain during his lifetime. As an artist of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries‚ Goya lived through a time of political and social upheaval‚ especially throughout Europe. At the time‚ the ideas of the Enlightenment had captivated the minds of Spain’s most influential citizens and soon‚ that of Goya’s. Born in Fuendetodos‚ Spain‚ in 1746‚ Francisco Goya came from very humble beginnings. As the

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