In the elections of February Popular Front won. Left Republican government was created. It was headed by K. Quiroga. He urged the country to moderation, "peace and harmony". political prisoners were released, increased salary workers resumed the agrarian reform. Meanwhile, opponents of the republic is already getting ready to take revenge for the defeat in the elections. And they were going to do it through a military coup. Mutiny broke out July 17, 1936 in Morocco, where a large contingent of Spanish troops was stationed. After capturing the city of Ceuta, at dawn the conspirators were broadcast words: "Above all Spain the cloudless sky." This was the signal for the revolt. The conspirators took Cadiz and Seville. The leader of the rebels was the commander in Morocco F. Franco.