What was the Battle of Alcolea (1868)?

Introduction

Francisco Serrano y Domínguez defeated Queen Isabella II of Spain’s governmental forces commanded by general Manuel Pavía, forcing Isabella II of Spain to leave Spain and be exiled in France.

Precedent

Under Isabelle II reign, a monopoly of the Government by the Moderate Party (actually conservative) were supported. In order to finish system, alternative force like the Progressive Party and Democratic Party signed the Ostend Agreement in 1866, in which they were committed to depose Queen Isabella II.

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