Spain orders the expulsion of all non-baptised Moors

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In an attempt to establish religious and ethnic homogeneity, Isabella ordered the expulsion of the Jews in 1492, and required Moors to either convert or leave ten years later.

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Editors. "Spain orders the expulsion of all non-baptised Moors". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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