Test Your Knowledge of Spain's Monarchy

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¿Qué evento llevó a la unificación política de la península ibérica?

¿Cuál fue el papel de la Inquisición española en el siglo XVIII?

¿Quiénes fueron los Reyes Católicos y qué hicieron durante su reinado?

¿En qué se caracterizó el reinado de la dinastía de los Habsburgo durante los reinados de Carlos V y Felipe II?

¿Qué fue el Constitución de Cádiz y qué logró?

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  • In 1469, Isabel of Castile married Ferdinand of Aragon, unifying the two kingdoms.
  • The Constitution of Cadiz in 1812 abolished the Old Regime and recognized sovereignty in the people.
  • The period between these two events is known as absolute monarchy.
  • The monarchy of the Reyes Catolicos maintained separate laws and institutions for Castile, Aragon, and Navarre.
  • The conquest of Granada in 1492 and the incorporation of Navarre in 1512 led to the political unification of the peninsula.
  • The House of Austria ruled during the reigns of Charles V and Philip II, characterized by territorial expansion and religious conflict.
  • The first Bourbon monarch, Philip V, came to power after winning the War of the Spanish Succession.
  • The 18th century saw the rise of the Enlightenment, a period of ideological renewal and centralization.
  • The peace treaty of Utrecht ended the War of the Spanish Succession, but resulted in the loss of Gibraltar.
  • The Spanish Inquisition became primarily a censor of books in the 18th century.

How much do you know about the history of the Spanish Monarchy? Test your knowledge with this quiz! From the unification of Castile and Aragon to the Bourbon monarchs, learn about the key events and figures that shaped Spain's monarchy. Keywords: Spain, monarchy, history, Castile, Aragon, Bourbon, Reyes Catolicos, Charles V, Philip II, Enlightenment.

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