Reconquista

Christian defeat of the Moors 9th-15th centuries, and their expulsion from Spain. Spain was conquered by the Muslims between 711 and 728, and its reconquest began with Galicia, Leon, and Castile....
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Reconquista

in medieval Spain and Portugal, a series of campaigns by Christian states to recapture territory from the Muslims (Moors), who had occupied most of ... [10 related articles]
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Reconquista

[Spanish America] In colonial Spanish America, the Reconquista refers to the period following the defeat of Napoleon in 1814 during which royalist armies were able to gain the upper hand in the Spanish American wars of independence. The term makes an analogy to the medieval Reconquista, in which Christian forces retook the Iberian Peninsula...
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Reconquista

[Mexico] The Reconquista (`reconquest`), also Greater Mexico, is the characterization of the increased demographic and cultural presence of Mexicans in the Southwestern United States, an area that was part of Mexico before the Texas annexation (1845) and the Mexican Cession (1848), as a trend leading toward territorial losses by the United ...
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Reconquista

Traditionally, historians mark the beginning of the Reconquista with the Battle of Covadonga (718 or 722), in which a small army, led by the nobleman Pelagius, defeated an Umayyad army in the mountains of northern Iberia and established a small Christian principality in Asturias. ==Concept and duration== Nineteenth and much of twentieth-century Sp...
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