Spanish Political System
Spanish Parliament
Role of the Church
Economy
Economic Problems
100

Who had the Highest political Power in Spain?

The King and Queen

100

What was the parliament was called

“Cortes”

100

What is the Roman Catholic church linked to?

Monarchy

100

What were the primary economic activities in Spain?

agriculture and producing wool products

100

What are the two things the nobility saw as a lower class job?

 Farming and businesses 

200

God choose the king and queen can the king and queens power be removed?

No it can't

200

Who had to approve the new laws before they came into order?

New laws were supposed to be approved by the Cortes for the best interest of the country but the king and Queen dismissed the Cortes

200

What did the pope have authority to do?

ask members of clergy to oppose royal actions

200

What happened after the Black Death?

population decreased, decline of agriculture and manufacturing, labour shortages

200

Why was Spain unable to sell their wool to the Europeans during the war of the 1500's?

Because the Europeans wanted guns and weapons not wool.

300

Who wanted Ferdinand and Aragon to form a alliance

A)Nobles

B) Ferdinand

C)Queen Isabella

D)Aragon

Answer: C

300

What happened to the Cortes power?

King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella reduced the Cortes power

300

Is people did not accept the church and the teaching what were they considered

They were considered disloyal

300

Spain ______ more products than it ________

1. imported

2. exported

300

When did the Nobility become involved in trading overseas?

When Spain established its colonies

400

True or false

Spain only believed that only god could give someone the right to rule

True

400

What happened to the nobbles ranking in administrative positions?

Nobles were given high ranking administrative positions

400

What did king Ferdinand and Queen Isabella do to the Roman catholic church?

They reduced there power

400

What did large amounts of precious metals lead to?

Inflation

400

What were the two objects that made Spain become one of the richest countries in the world?

1. Gold

2. Silver

500

Even to Ferdinand and Aragon ruled together each had different...

Parliament and Administrative institution 

500

What happened to the high-ranking nobles in opinion making?

The high ranking nobles were given fewer opportunities to be involved in important decision making

500

What did the Roman catholic church gain the right to do?

place individuals of their choosing

500

Why did Spain not really get into manufacturing?

They had cottage industries

500

The period between 1085 to 1815 witnessed important transformations in Spain’s economic history. What did they transform from and what happened later on?

They transitioned from a frontier society to one of the largest empires in the world and was soon followed by its subsequent decline.

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