Standard: 7.9.7 ||
Christians and Muslims in Spain
Key Terms and People
Reconquista: a movement to drive the Muslims from Spain (reconquest)
Isabella: Ferdinand and Isabella concentrated on conquering the last Muslim territory in Spain
Ferdinand: Ferdinand and Isabella concentrated on conquering the last Muslim territory in Spain
Summary: Muslims created an advanced civilization in Spain. Christians later reclaimed Spain and built Christian kingdoms.
Study Guide Questions
CP 432. Why might the 10th century in Spain be known as the Golden age?
CP 433. How was Spain united as a Christian state?
CYP 433, 1a. When and where did the Moors ruled in Spain?
CYP 433, 1b. Compare the civilization of Moorish Spain with that of the rest of medieval Europe.
CYP 433, 2a. What was the Reconquista?
CYP 433, 2b. Why was converting Jews and Muslims important to Ferdinand and Isabella?
|Homework: Choose one