Spain from 1980s

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Franco´s death

11/20/1975

Franco´s death means the end of Spanish dictorship period

referendum on NATO

1982

PSOE IN POWER

1982 - 1996

serious economic crisis and negotiations with European Community

1982 - 1985

a general strike

12/14/1988

under the direction of Nicolas Redondo, UTG showed its disagreement on economic policy

crisis

1992 - 1993

The 1992-1993 crisis deepened the break with their grass roots, the outbreak of corruption scandals and lawsuits related to GAL, which led to the Home Office leaders to jail, did the rest

Barcelona Olympics and Seville Expo

1992

PSOE won the election

1993

PSOE won again, although without an absolute majority this time-

The economic growth

1996 - 2000

José María Aznar was in office (PP)

1996

PP IN POWER

1996 - 2004

education reform

2002

PP won the election

2002

introduction of the Euro

2002

General Strike

06/20/2002

against the Employment Decree

PSOE in power

2004 - 2011

Zapatero

terrorism attack

03/11/2004

A group of radical Islamist extremists killed 192 people and wounded almost 2,100 more in Madrid

Zapatero was elected as prime minister(POSE)

03/14/2004

The People's Party won the election and Mariano Rajoy became in office

11/20/2011

PP´s objective was to address the economic crisis and achieve recovery