HIST_226_Jan_24

HIST_226_Jan_24 - Spanish Background - The Iberian...

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Spanish Background - The Iberian Peninsula o As a periphery - The Moorish conquest and its effects o Around 711 AD they begin a 7 year conquest o Trade and tolerance o The Dhimmi (an area for non Arabs to live) and the Jizya (a tax for rights) o The Summons (a series of legal statements used to “allow” the Moors to go to war) - Spanish imitations: tribute and requirement o New World impact o Spain adopts the Dhimmi, Jizya, and summons from the Moors - Iberian Kingdoms o State of feudalism in Spain o Stronger monarchs o Quinto Real o Easier to become a “Noble” due to easier upward mobility The Beginnings of a Spanish State - Isabel and Ferdinand, 1469 o Isabel (Castille) and Ferdinand(Aragon) married and unified the two states o Problems - Obstacles o The Church o Nobles Reigned in by Isabel and Ferdinand o Military Orders Officers are appointed from within - The Reconquest and Centralization o Hermandades – Brotherhoods Militias Provide a central structure for Isabel and Ferdinand
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