jueves, 18 de abril de 2013

2ºESO: WHY DID SPAIN LOSE ITS SUPREMACY?


  • What happened in Spain in the 17th century related to the economic and social situation?
  • SPAIN HAD SERIOUS INTERNAL PROBLEMS AND MANY CONFLICTS WITH OTHER POWERS. IN A FEW DECADES, SPAIN LOST ITS SUPREMACY IN EUROPE AND SUFFERED A SERIOUS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CRISIS.
  • Who succeeded Philip II in 1598?
  • HIS SON, PHILIP III.
  • Who was the Duke of Lerma?
  • HE WAS PHILIP III´S FAVOURITE. HE RUN THE GOVERNMENT INSTEAD OF THE KING.
  • Explain Philip III´s pacifist foreign policy.
  • HE SIGNED A PEACY TREATY WITH ENGLAND IN 1604
  • HE SIGNED THE TWELVE YEARS´ TRUCE WITH THE UNITED PROVINCES IN 1609
  • Why did Philip III declared bankruptcy in 1607?
  • BECAUSE A LOT OF MONEY WAS SPENT ON MAINTAINING THE COURT, AND ON PENSIONS FOR NOBLES.
  • What was the most important event in Philip III´s domestic policy? Explain it.
  • IT WAS THE EXPUSION OF THE MORISCOS IN 1609. IT WAS A TRAGEDY BECAUSE ALMOS 300.000 PEOPLE HAD TO ABANDON THEIR HOUSES, AND DEPOPULATION RUINED MANY REGIONS.

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