Amadeo I was chosen to take the throne, supported by progressives, unionists and democrats.
Meausures to help economic recovery and democratisation process.
- A few days before its arrival, his main supporter, General Prim, was assasinated
- Strong opposition:
Some representatives of the Church loyals to the Bourbons.
- Second Carlist War (1872-76), Carlists declared Charles VII as king.
- War on the Island of Cuba (1869)
- In 1873, Amadeo I abdicated.