Conquistador Social System

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It all started in 1492 when Columbus sailed the ocean blue, but did not land in the Americas. He believed that he was in India, so he called the natives Los Indio’s. That moment started more and more voyages to happen, and then cultures collided. Some cultures got along well but some didn’t, like the Conquistadors. The Conquistadors were from Spain, and they were very brutal. The Conquistadors worked the natives to death, they had them work long hours and if they didn’t want to work, then they were killed. The ones that survived weren’t all that lucky, they usually died from the diseases that the Conquistadors were immune to. The social system was an Encomienda, this means village. The French on the other hand lived in central North America
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