Which was a method the Spanish Inquisition used to help consolidate state power?

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  • Which was a method the Spanish Inquisition used to help consolidate state power?


Answer #1 | 20/12 2013 01:44
None of those answers are correct.
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Answer #2 | 20/12 2013 03:39
None of them is accurate. Closest one is a. as the Inquisition relied to a great extent on the use of intimidation.
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Answer #3 | 20/12 2013 06:01
As previous posters have stated , it was not the intent of the `Inquisition ` to consolidate the power of the state. . Its main targets were converted Jews and Muslims , but it was also used against Witchcraft and against political enemies . During the reign of Philip II it was enlarged ,as Philip favoured it as a counter reformation weapon. The nearest answer to your question would be `D`
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Answer #4 | 21/12 2013 03:12
b. Convicted heretics had their wealth and property confiscated,and it was split equally between the Crown and the Spanish Inquisition. This encouraged Conversos to leave Spain altogether (and thus stop being a potential internal problem),and enriched both the Catholic Church in Spain and the Crown.
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Answer #5 | 21/12 2013 17:18
Spain's primary law of control was breed out the opposition, kill the men and children and impregnate the women, they also used "Prima Nupta"
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