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How was the encomienda system formed?
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The Encomienda system required spanish colonists to do what?
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When the was abandoned because of a declining Indian population a system of was formed?
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What did the encomienda system provide for new spain-?
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How did the New Laws of the Indies change the encomienda system?
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What is a system of forced labor and taxation used in new Spain?
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Which nation implemented the encomienda system in its American colonies?
The Spanish implemented the encomienda system when they first arrived on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola. After they realized that the number of products to exploit were not as plentiful as they hoped, they went to Central (and South) America, where they carried on the encomienda system on the conquered minorities who helped them retrieve silver.