Spanish Colonial History Quiz

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What was the encomienda system?

A Spanish labor system granting settlers the right to extract forced labor from indigenous communities

Who was Bartolome de las Casas?

A Spanish Dominican friar, historian, and missionary known for defending the rights of indigenous people

What was the repartimiento system?

A system involving forced labor with the stipulation that it was temporary

What did the term 'Indios' refer to?

The indigenous peoples of the Americas

What were the indigenous people required to do under the encomienda system?

Provide forced labor in exchange for protection and Christian instruction

Test your knowledge of Spanish colonial history with this quiz on "Indios" and the encomienda system. Explore the impact of Spanish colonization on the indigenous peoples of the Americas and the labor system that shaped their lives.

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