How Did the Spanish Treat the Native Americans?

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Those who survived the harsh outdoor conditions on the time were forced to convert to Catholicism or similar religions. How the Spanish treated the Native Americans was by making them work in the mines digging for gold and silver. Thankfully this mistreatment didn't last for decades.
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