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To: Star Traveler
1492 was definitely NOT the final year of the Spanish Inquisition, which lasted until at least 1700. The last Jew tried by the Inquisition was in 1818.

What is important for 1492 is that not only did Columbus sail, but Ferdinand and Isabel expelled all the Jew and Moors OUT of Spain. Those that remained were tried by the Inquisition, which started a couple of decades before.

Oh and one final thing:


72 posted on 12/30/2013 8:58:10 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: kalee

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73 posted on 12/30/2013 10:22:07 AM PST by kalee
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