The newly established republic in the years before the war was a system where a so called “old spain” lost its power to “new spain.” The Civil War was an effect of the unwillingness of “old Spain” to recede from the political scene. A main cause of the Civil War, then, was not (as it usually is) an emergence of a new social and economic class but the unwillingness of the traditional aristocracy, land owners, “
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extreme left and right while having a constitutional, middle of the spectrum system. Spain either had to belong to old spain or new spain. The Civil War was a result of varied interests who could not mix. As we can see with hindsight, this is the same issue that will become the cause of a larger european war, Spain’s situation is a micro representation of a universal problem that would arise throughout the world.