HISTORY XX




XX    CENTURY
AGE  OF  TECHNOLOGY  
 

WORLD WAR I
1914-1918
Read just the first paragraph (about the countries that took part in it).
Then watch and listen the 4 videos: one is above at the beginning of the page and the other 3 are below the text. Do it carefully, we will use all the information in our next lesson.


WORLD WAR II

Watch these videos





You will find more information about World War I and World War II in Aula Planeta activities



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SPAIN IN THE XX CENTURY


ALFONSO XIII AND THE 2nd REPUBLIC

Last official view of Alfonso XIII at the Royal Palace, proclamation of the Republic and The king going into exile...







THE  SECOND REPUBLIC  1931-1936





                                            




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DEMOCRACY AND RETURN OF MONARCHY






MINDMAP



QUESTIONS XX CENTURY


  1. Who was the king of Spain at the beginning of this century? And at the end?
  2. Which type of government came after the king was forced to leave the country in 1931?
  3. What were the causes of the Civil War?
  4. Who won the war?
  5. What type of government came after the Civil War?
  6. Explain in your own words what a dictatorship is.
  7. Why Alfonso XIII´s son Juan was not the next king?
  8. When was the monarchy and democracy recovered in Spain?
  9. When was the 1sr general election?
  10. When was the Constitution signed?
  11. Who was the 1st President of the democratic government?
  12. When did we join the EU?
  13. Important events in Spain in 1992.
  14. What changed in our economy (coin) at the end of the century?
  15. Famous painters of this century.
  16. Famous sculptors of this century.
  17. Famous architects of this century.
  18. Famous writers of this century.
  19. Why is this century called "age of technology"?
  20. Important inventions of this century.