La Noche Triste

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Unformatted text preview: constant reality faced by indigenous peoples after conquest was death. The only difference between Indian religions and Christianity was the promise of universal salvation (not wealth or status based). Christian offer of universal salvation is the more probable explanation of the mass conversions. First economic system dying. Crown is worried throughout. The Crown doesn’t like encomiendas from the beginning gives the encomienderos too much power (probs true if population had survived) 1540s: Crown announces that encomiendas are not heritable, after one life...
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This document was uploaded on 03/23/2014 for the course HIST 158 at Georgetown.

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