On may 2, 1808, hundreds of spaniards rebelled on may 3, these spanish freedom fighters were rounded up and massacred by the french their blood literally ran through the streets of madrid. The french and indian war, a colonial extension of the seven years war that ravaged europe from 1756 to 1763, was the bloodiest american war in the 18th century it took more lives than the american revolution, involved people on three continents, including the caribbean the war was the product of. The spanish-american war the city of san juan played a minor role in the spanish-american war , which broke out in early 1898 the spanish had fortified san juan but did not anticipate the american tactic of landing troops at the western end of the island.
Spanish civil war, (1936–39), military revolt against the republican government of spain, supported by conservative elements within the country when an initial military coup failed to win control of the entire country, a bloody civil war ensued, fought with great ferocity on both sides the. Start studying the french and indian war learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Timeline of the italian wars initial invasions charles viii of france invaded italy (taylor, 1993) italian war of 1494–98 1494 1495 disagreement over division of the spoils between the spanish and the french, however, flared into open warfare (taylor, 1993) 1503. Anglo-french war-(1702-1712)-known in europe as the war of the spanish succession, in north america as queen anne's war and in india as the first carnatic war this conflict also included the second abnaki war.
The spanish king awarded de las casas and his family an encomienda, a plantation that included the slave labor of the indians who lived on it, but after witnessing the brutality of other spanish explorers to the local tribes, bartolome gave it up. Simon bolivar lived a short but comprehensive life history records his extraordinary versatility he was a revolutionary who freed six countries, an intellectual who argued the problems of national liberation, a general who fought a war of unremitting violence. The spanish-american war was a four-month conflict between spain and the united states, provoked by word of spanish colonial brutality in cuba although the war was largely brought about by the efforts of us expansionists, many americans supported the idea of freeing an oppressed people controlled by the spanish. French soldiers marching to join their regiment: battle of blenheim 2nd august 1704 in the war of the spanish succession: picture by jean anthoine watteau the paramount military force of the period was the french army of louis xiv, the sun king. With the spanish netherlands effectively lost after the battle of lens in 1648, the spanish made peace with the dutch and recognized the independent united provinces in the peace of westphalia that ended both the eighty years' war and the thirty years' war.
Mexico - expansion of spanish rule: after taking possession of the aztec empire, the spaniards quickly subjugated most of the other indigenous tribes in southern mexico, and by 1525 spanish rule had been extended as far south as guatemala and honduras the only area in southern mexico of effective indigenous resistance was yucatán, inhabited by maya societies. Philip ii of spain was crowned philip i of portugal in 1581 (recognized as king by the portuguese cortes of tomar) and a near sixty-year personal union under the rule of the philippine dynasty began this gave philip ii complete control of portugal and brazil. The spanish, english, and french were the most powerful nations to establish empires in the new lands conquest of latin america by the spanish empire beginning with the 1492 arrival of christopher columbus, the spanish empire expanded for four centuries (1492–1892) across most of present-day central america, the caribbean islands, mexico. Spanish civil war  bibliography  the spanish civil war  broke out on july 17, 1936, as a result of the revolutionary process begun under the democratic second republic of spain , which had been inaugurated in 1931.
Because the french founded and settled new orleans, the city developed a unique outlook from its inception even after the city’s close relationship with france had ceased, the french attitude at the heart of the city’s culture was the framework upon which new orleans built its own traditions. Historical evidence suggests that some of the american indians cabeza de vaca encountered in 1528 may have been atakapas although the spanish built san ildefonso mission in present-day milam county in hopes of converting the atakapas, the effort failed and the mission was abandoned in 1755. The anglo–spanish war (1585–1604) was an intermittent conflict between the kingdoms of spain and england that was never formally declared the war was punctuated by widely separated battles, and began with england's military expedition in 1585 to the netherlands under the. The spanish armada was a massive fleet of 130 ships assembled by spain to attack and overthrow england in 1588 the move started the spanish-anglo war, marking the beginning of english naval. The spanish civil war: a brief history rebellion on 17 july 1936 general francisco franco launched a military uprising against the republican government elected that spring.
1528 the first violation of the spanish monopoly in the caribbean charles i, king of spain, to the judges of the english and french from going to those parts to plunder spanish-english rivalry, caribbean, 1498-1670 national humanities center. The french army and their indian allies dominated the battlefields of the french and indian war for three years until a change in british leadership, paired with an outbreak of smallpox among the. French immigration to america in the 1700's plummeted during the french indian wars (1688-1763) and during this time french soldiers were the only frenchmen who came to america the name of the fourth and final conflict was the french indian war (1754-1763.
The spanish civil war page 2 – background in april 1931 king alfonso xiii of spain left the country as a result of republican candidates winning the majority of votes in spain’s local and municipal elections. This essay attempts to explain that against the background of the history of louisiana the spanish were in the gulf of mexico first (ponce de leon in 1513, alvarez de pineda in 1519, panfilo de narvaez 1528, hernando de soto from 1539 to 1543) to induce spain to enter the war as a french ally however, the following year the french. Books shelved as spanish-civil-war: homage to catalonia by george orwell, for whom the bell tolls by ernest hemingway, the battle for spain: the spanish.