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After a struggle to claim her right to the throne, she reorganized the governmental system, brought the crime rate to the lowest it had been in years,  and unburdened the kingdom of the enormous debt her brother had left behind. Isabella's marriage to Ferdinand in created the basis of the de facto unification of Spain. Her reforms and those she made with her husband had an influence that extended well beyond the borders of their united kingdoms. Isabella and Ferdinand are known for completing the Reconquista , ordering the expulsion of Muslims and Jews from Spain, for supporting and financing Christopher Columbus 's voyage that led to the discovery of the New World by Europeans, and for the establishment of Spain as a major power in Europe and much of the world for more than a century. Her younger brother Alfonso of Castile was born two years later on 17 November , lowering her position to third in line. Isabella and her brother Alfonso were left in King Henry's care.