Iberia: Spanish Travels and Reflections Topics for Discussion

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Why do you think the Spanish Inquisition focused on more than other inquisitions that were equally or even more terrible?

Spaniards are scared of change, and would rather marry someone of poor taste from a lesser region of Spain than marry an outsider. Why would a Spaniard be willing to lower himself within society than marry outside of their country?

The Christians, Moors, and Jews lived harmoniously, or at least tolerantly of each other for centuries. Once Isabel and Fernando came into power, they expelled the Moors and Jews. Why would they do this if the system of tolerance that they had was working so well?

Even though Spaniards do not like outsiders, why did they embrace the work of El Greco, and reject work of other artists like Lorca?

How was censorship used in Spain, and what was the effect on the general population?

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