What Is Encomienda?

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Developed originally as a way of securing an adequate and cheap source of labor, An encomienda is a system of tributory labor that was originally established in spanish america.
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a encomienda is as simple as possible its a labor system .
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Encomienda was a system of tributory labor established in Spanish America. Developed as a means
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the original intent was to reduce the abuses of forced labour, in practice it became a form of enslavement. so the answer is: b.a forced labor system.
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The encomienda system was employed by the Spanish to regulate Native American labor and in theory protect them from abuse. The system functioned by granting a person a specific number
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en·co·mi·en·da
[en-koh-mee-en-duh, -kom-ee-; Spanish eng-kaw-myen-dah]
NOUN [PLURAL EN·CO·MI·EN·DAS]
1.
the system, instituted in 1503, under which a Spanish soldier or colonist was granted a tract of land or a village together with its Indian inhabitants.
2.
the land or village together with its inhabitants.
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Encomienda is a very political issue that involves Spanish descendants that live in parts of America. It is there social and racial relations labor system.
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