"Spain" Essays and Research Papers

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Spain shares the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal. Spain is 85% of the Iberian Peninsula in southwest Europe. Spain’s capital is Madrid. Spain covers a total of 192,896 sq. mi. land area. Spain population is 47,042,984 with a growth rate of 0.654%. Spain ethnicity is made of Mediterranean and Nordic types. Roman Catholic’s is the most popular religion, having 94% of that in religion in Spain and leaving the rest of the religions at 6%. Spain’s main language is Spanish and can also be defined as Castilian;...

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6 17 September, 2013 Spain Did you know that Spain has the lowest age of consent for sexual activity? Spain is the third largest country in Europe. Spain was not originally just called Spain; it was called Kingdom of Spain. Spain originated in 16th century. The kingdom of Spain has a long history and the culture developed with the world over time. The Hispanic race also keeps family customs throughout the family, and passes down to future generation. In Spain people are allowed to have...

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Unification of Spain

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...

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New Spain

Colonies of New Spain In the decades after 1519, the Spaniards created the distinctive colonial society of New Spain. Through this paper I will discuss the features of this new society, how it benefitted the Spanish, and its toll on the native populations using evidence and facts found in out textbook, The American Promise: A Concise History and an article from the Economist Newspaper titled, Americas:1519: The Conquest. It started in the sixteenth century when the New World helped Spain become the most...

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live in spain

 Living in Spain Living in Spain. There are many reasons for living in Spain. If you're thinking of coming here, here are a few we can think of. Climate: The Spanish Mediterranean has the best climate in Europe. In coastal provinces like Alicante, Castellón, Valencia, Baleares, Almería, Murcia... people enjoy the sun, the sea and quiet beaches all year round. Many foreign residents actually prefer their Spanish homes in the low season months, when tourists disappear, and the climate is still...

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Diversity in Spain

Abstract In this paper I focus on the different types of ethnic groups and diversity in Spain. I will explain the difficulties of each group and how each of them suffer. The participation rates, earnings, and employment differences among the group are also mentioned. Diversity in Spain Spain has a population of 39.5 million and is ethnically heterogeneous. While the overwhelming majority of the residents of Spain identify themselves as Spaniards, there are also number of distinct regionals and linguistic...

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A Journey to Spain

A Journey To The Kingdom of Spain In the summer of 2010 when final exams were over and the holiday had just started, my friends and I planned a ten-day-trip to Spain, which we were all excited about. A dream was finally fulfilled after having such a wonderful trip; however, we also encountered some terrible and scary phases. This adventure was the most memorable, for me, and one which we all learned from. I think everyone could learn from our bad experiences to prevent experiencing what we faced...

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Terrorism in Spain

Armando Palumbo Professor Christopher Johnston ENC1101 April 21st ETA: Terrorism in Spain Since 1958 Spain has been under the attack of a terrorist entity named ETA or Euzkadi Ta Askatasuna (Basque Homeland and Freedom). This socialist paramilitary group was funded during the period of the authoritarian dictatorship Francisco Franco, as an opposition to his politics. Eta’s main objective is to set free the socialist country Euskal Herria (Basque Country), located in Spanish territory....

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Spain Political Analysis

The kingdom of Spain is roughly about 504,750 sq. km., including the Balearic and Canary islands (CIA). This land mass is roughly double the size of our state of Oregon. The country is located in Western Europe and borders the countries of; Andorra, France, Gibraltar, Portugal and Morocco (Ceuta and Melilla) (CIA). The country has roughly about 30% arable land and exports much of its agricultural products. The Spanish population is about 40.1 million people with about 1% growth rate (CIA). The...

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Spains Transition to Democracy

democratization, as it is considered the third wave's "paradigmatic case for the study of pacted democratic transition and rapid democratic consolidation" (Linz and Stepan 87). Recent History of Spain- Years Leading to Democratization During the years leading up to Spain's push towards democracy, Spain had been through many hard times. During the 1930s, mounting conflicts between the republican government and the nationalist opposition led to the extremely bloody Spanish Civil War (1936-39). Under...

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