Spain’s Encomienda System was…
a. A systematic plan for taking control of New World lands claimed by the Portuguese
b. A mining technique for extracting gold discovered in Central and South America
c. A system of colonization that closely resembled Europe’s feudal system
d. A plan for assimilating native people in Central and South America into Spanish culture
e. A method of navigation employed by Spanish sailors and conquistadores
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