The Influence Of The Moors: The Spanish Inquisition

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The Moors were muslim inhabitants of the Iberian Peninsula, that maintained the control over the majority of the area. The Spanish monarchs had established the Spanish Inquisition, “a state run system of courts where church officials put believers of religious ideas other than catholicism on trial.” They therefore believed that this would expand the Catholic religion. The regulation become more serious and it ordered Jews and Muslims to either convert to or leave Spain. However, the Spanish needed a bigger army to defeat the Moors. The Spanish set off to find for people to convert to Catholicism. After finding the Aztecs, the Spanish monarchs believed it was their religious duty to assimilate the Aztecs to catholicism. One of the biggest reasons
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