How Did the Spanish Treat the Native Americans?


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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When the conquistadors - translated as "conquerors" in Spanish - arrived in North America, they believed the natives to be primitive savages who were meant to be dominated
Badly. They were swindled, mistreated, and exploited. Native culture was suppressed in favor of European standards, and Christianity was imposed.
The Spanish conquistadors destroyed
The Spanish were the worst group of colonials in terms of how they treated the natives. The French got along with them fairly well. The English, and later Americans, had their ups
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