Political Parties of the Second Spanish Republic

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Parties of the Second Spanish Republic

There were several political parties and groups which emerged from the shadows after the fall of the Monarchy in 1931.

There were many different parties that ranged across the political spectrum, these parties included the POUM, CEDA, PSOE and the Republicans.

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Parties of the Left- Anarchist

Group-  Confederación Nacional del Trabajo

How would this group govern Spain?- No Central government, No voting, Localities and businesses run by Co-operatives of workers.

What Groups in Society would support them?- Peasants, Industrial workers, Miners

Main areas of Support- Barcelonia

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Parties of the Left-Communist

Key Group- POUM (1935-1980 )

How would this group govern Spain?- Dictatorship, No voting, No Private property, Equality

What groups in Society supported the POUM?- Industrial workers, Miners

Key People- Andreu Nin

 

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Parties of the Left- Socialist

Groups- PSOE (1879- ), UGT (1888- )

How would this group govern Spain?- Government for the Workers, State control of major industry

What groups in Society supported them?- Working Class, Industrial workers, Miners

Key People- Largo Caballero

 

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Parties of the Left- Republican

Key Groups- Republican Action Party, Republican Left

How would this group govern Spain?- Democracy, Freedom of press, Private businesses

What groups in society supported them?- Working class, Middle Class

Key people- Manuel Azana, Alejandro Lerroux

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Parties of the Right- Conservative

Key Groups- CEDA

How would this group govern Spain?- Democracy, Keep elites in power, limited reform/ change

What groups in society supported them?- Middle class, Upper class, Church

Key People- Gil Robles, Niceto Zamora

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Parties of the Right- Monarchist

Key Groups- Carlists, Alfonsists

How would this group govern Spain?- Governed by King or Queen, no democracy, government have little power- absolute monarchy

What groups in society supported them?- Army, Upper Class, Church

Key people- Jose Calvo Sotelo

       

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Parties of the Right- Fascist

Key Groups- Falange (1934-37), FET y de las JONS (1937-1977)

How would this group govern Spain?- Dictatorship, Nationalism, Autarky, Racial superiority.

What groups in Society supported them?- Army, Workers

Key People- Jose Primo de Rivera

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