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  1. Spain

  2. Government Then Now Prime minister Only one ruler for all of Spain Freedom of religion No laws against being a religion other than Catholic • 5 different kingdoms • A different King for each Kingdom • Inquisition started by Isabella to find heretics • Isabella and Ferdinand made 200,000 Jews chose to convert or move

  3. Religion Then Now Mostly Catholic Recent poll showed from 81-94% of Spanish population is Catholic Cathedrals and Churches are common in Spain 13,000-40,000 Jews live in Spain today About 1 million Muslims live in Spain today • Christian • Used to tolerate other religions • In 1478 Isabella and Ferdinand started the Spanish inquisition • In 1492 told 200,000 Jews to move or convert • 150,000 chose to move

  4. Economy Then Now Exports primarily manufactured goods Export of semi-finished goods, ships, cars, pharmaceuticals, electronic devices = 50% of total exports. Main export partners: -France 18% of total exports -Germany 15 % -China 9.6 % -Italy 8.5 % -Netherlands 5.9 % - United Kingdom -Portugal -United States • Treasure from Americas • Expelled Jews and Muslims • Made Spain religiously united nation • But it hurt Spain economically • Many of Spain’s leaders in business and trade were Jews or Muslims

  5. Borders/Allies Borders Allies Germany France UK • Along coast of the Mediterranean Sea • Were 4 kingdoms on Iberian Peninsula were ruled by Christians • Kingdom of Portugal • Kingdom of Navarre • Kingdom of Castile (heir to throne=Isabella) • Kingdom of Aragon (heir to throne=Ferdinand)

  6. Technology Then Now Aerospace Renewable energies Water treatment Rail Biotechnology Industrial machinery Civil engineering Obama presented Spain’s success as model when he detailed administrations goals for our own system • Advancements in ship designs (Caravel) • Development in navigational tools

  7. Notable Person (Columbus) • Born October 31, 1451 • Died May 20, 1506 • Born in Genoa, Italy • Died in Valladolid, Spain • Ferdinand and Isabella sponsored his voyage to what turned out to be America • AKA: CristoforoColombo, CristóbalColón

  8. Legacies • Isabella and Ferdinand commissioned Columbus to sail • Started the Spanish Inquisition • Made the Iberian peninsula completely Christian • Conquered Granada • Drove all the Jews and Muslims out of Spain • Unified Spain

  9. Decline of kings • Ferdinand died in 1516 • Isabella died in 1504 • After Isabella died Ferdinand ruled alone until his death • After Ferdinand and Isabella died the unification they had started to break because they were not alive anymore

  10. Current Event • Alba Gonzalez Camacho, 21 years old • Posted messages on Twitter calling for a far-left terrorist organization to return to arms and kill politicians • Spain’s national court convicted her of inciting terror using Twitter. • First verdict of its kind, involving Twitter posts in Spain

  11. Sources http://www.whatspain.com/spain-religion.html http://www.thespanisheconomy.com/stfls/tse/ficheros/2013/agosto/140509_Kingdom_of_Spain_REV_Def.pdf http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/theconquest.htm

  12. Sources • http://www.biography.com/people/christopher-columbus-9254209#awesm=~oECEnAOhUSmJGw • http://www.understandingprejudice.org/nativeiq/columbus.htmwww.slideshare.net/jodztitus/technological-advancements-in-the-15th-century