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12 October, 22:47

Which country is responsible for the extensive colonial use of the encomienda labor system? a) England b) France c) the Netherlands d) Spain

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  1. 12 October, 23:50
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    Encomienda was a system of a forced labor popular mostly in Spanish colonies in the Latin America. It was similar to slavery because the native people from the conquered areas were made to work or pay a tribute to the encomenderos - Spanish people who were granted with encomienda for their participation in the successful conquest. The system was officially abolished in 1720.
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