Lyautey was sent to Morocco in 1912, the year Morocco became a French Protectorate. … Lyautey was aware of the religion and traditions of the Moroccans. so he tried not to offend them. Under Louis, the French people helped the natives, teaching them methods to improve their farming.
Did France invade Morocco?
The French conquest of Morocco began in 1907 and continued until 1934. By the Treaty of Fez of 1912, France gained a protectorate over Morocco and spent the next two decades taking control of the country.
When did Morocco get colonized?
French Morocco (1912-1956) Crisis (March 30, 1912-August 18, 1955): France established a protectorate over Morocco as a result of the signing of the Treaty of Fez on March 30, 1912. Moroccan soldiers mutinied against French commanders in Fez beginning on April 17, 1912.