Hispano-Moroccan War (1859–60)
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The Hispano-Moroccan War, also known as the Spanish–Moroccan War, the First Moroccan War, the Tetuán War, or, in
Throughout the 19th century, Morocco suffered military defeats at the hands of the Europeans, notably in the
The Spaniards saw the Moroccan defeat in 1844 and the 1856 treaties with the British as a sign of weakness. Spurred by a national passion for African conquest, the Spaniards declared war on Morocco.