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The Role Of The Spanish Conquerors And Colonizers In Early America

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The goal of the Spanish conquerors and colonizers in the beginning was not to provide a Native American economic life, but to enrich the Spanish metropolis with riches brought from the America’s. The first goal was the exploitation for the Spanish Crown. The conquerors had not come to America to work or settle in distant lands and start a new life. Most conquerors wanted to find enough gold and riches to be able to live like a gentleman. Living the wealthy life would became impossible without creating some productive economy in the New World. Ultimately, they could not import from the metropolis all the necessary nutrients. It was necessary to recruit labor to exploit gold and silver mines, and to produce food for the settlers. The Crown had
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