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History of Morocco

Try to answer these questions about the history of Morocco.
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Last updated: January 13, 2022
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Old-fashioned term for the North Africans who invaded Iberia
Moors
Last Muslim state in western Europe that was controlled by those people
Emirate of Granada
Region that was invaded by Morocco in 1975
Western Sahara
Country that once colonized that region
Spain
Names of the two main stars in the movies "Casablanca"
Ingrid Bergman
Humphrey Bogart
Ancient sea-faring civilization that colonized Morocco before 1000 BC
Phoenicia
Empire that annexed the region in 40 CE
Roman Empire
Ancient region of northern Morocco. Namesake of an African nation
Mauretania
Profession of the Barbary Corsairs
Pirate
Capital of Morocco between 1727-1912
Fes
Many sources consider that city's "al-Qarawiyyin" as world's oldest,
rather than the one in Bologna
University
Morocco broke away from this caliphate after the Berber Revolt in 740
Umayyad Caliphate
Founder of the Moroccan statehood, hint: first name of a famous Elba
Idris
City that once was an international zone between 1924-1956
Tangier
Moroccan explorer who travelled more than any other explorer in pre-modern history,
travelled from Morocco to Zanzibar, and from Constantinople to China
Ibn Battuta
Moroccan empire that controlled much of southern Iberia between 1121–1269
Almohad Caliphate
The name "Morocco" derives from this city, that was the medieval capital of the above
Marrakesh
King of Morocco, 1961-1999
Hassan II
Word starting with M, that refers to the old part of a town in North African countries
Medina
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Level 60
Jan 14, 2020
Polisario should be acceptable for Western Saharah, unless we accept the propaganda of the Moroccan state.
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Level 72
Jan 27, 2022
Granada was never an emirate. It was a sultanate
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Level 72
Jan 27, 2022
Would be nice to accept Phoenecia for Phoenicia.
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Level 34
Sep 11, 2022
Western Sahara was taken back from Spain, not invaded. For more information google "The green march"