What caused the war of the Spanish Succession?

What caused the War of the Spanish Succession quizlet?

War caused by French desires to control Spain, ended by treaties of Rastatt and Utrecht. Austrians gained territory in Spain and France lost. The physically and mentally deformed king of Spain who, upon his death, caused the War of Spanish Succession.

Who was the War of the Spanish Succession between?

The war was fought between Habsburg Spain in alliance with the Holy Roman Empire, Great Britain, the Dutch Republic, Prussia, Portugal and Savoy in support of Archduke Charles, and Bourbon Spain, France, Bavaria, Cologne, and Portugal and Savoy (who changed sides after 1703) in support of Philip of Anjou.

What caused the War of the Spanish Succession?

The war was caused by conflicting claims to the Spanish throne after the death of the childless King Charles II. The accession to the Spanish throne of Philip V, grandson of King Louis XIV of France, antagonized England and Holland, which were in growing competition with France.

What was the War of the Spanish Succession and what was the final outcome quizlet?

The treaty ending the war deciding that Phillip V would remain King of Spain as long as he gave up any succession to the French throne.

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Who won the war of succession?

The war ended by Philip of Anjou winning. Britain and its allies finally accepted him to become the next king of Spain, but Philip V had to gave up his right to be king of France. Austria got most of Spanish Italy, and Britain got Spanish Menorca and Gibraltar.