Spain orders the expulsion of all non-baptised Moors

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Historical Context Note

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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