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Spain fought France and England because French and English claims to Noth America angered Spain. Also coused by religious conficts and the quest for national power. Also religious differences also led to confict between England and Spain.

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Short answer: Phillip II hated Elizabeth I for religious reasons. Phillip II also thought that he had a claim to the throne of England as he was the husband of the late Queen Mary I.

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Spain controlled Cuba. America wanted Cuba so the Americans and Spaniards went to war about who could actually control Cuba.

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