Asked in Europe, Basque Language and Culture
Which country are the Basque people trying to achieve independence from?
The countries are: France and Spain. The liberation fight that was now quit and originates from the group ETA has focused on Spain rather than France, because the majority of the basques live in spain and also the politics in Spain and France are rather different regarding the question of the basques. ...
What is the goal of Basques in northeastern Spain?
The current goal of the Basques is mostly complete autonomy from Spain (independence, since they are already quite autonomous). ...
Which country did jai alai originate?
Jai Alai originated on the Iberian peninsula in Spain. It was the Basques from the southern section of Spain who created it and it is the Basques who remain the outstanding players of the sport, wherever it is played. ...
What is the name of the main concentration camp to which Spain and Germany deported thousands of Basques to die?
The name of the main concentration camp to which Spain and Germany deported thousands of Basques to die is the Gurs internment camp. ...
Asked in Spain
Is there a lot of terrorism in Spain and if so who are the terrorists?
Spain has a problem with the Basques who want indipendence, and there have been attacks by Muslims however Spain is a very safe country. ...
Asked in Languages and Cultures, Spain
What is home to Spanish Catalans who seek freedom from Spain?
Most Catalans in Spain (whether separatist or not) live in the Eastern regions called "Catalonia". Catalans an not any where near as militant about separating from Spain as are the Basques. ...
Asked in Puritans
What were the puritans trying to accomplish with the halfway covenant?
What the puritans were trying to accomplish with the Half-way covenant was how could they keep the unbelievers in the church. ...