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The Spanish wanted the Indians as slaves as a result of the Indian tribe fortune.. The legend that was built around the Spanish conquest of the Americas was invented by the British, and it is called the black legend, the Spanish came to this continent true to find riches, just like anybody else, but the difference between the Spanish and the English was that the Spanish did mix with the native population, as well as converted the natives into their religion, their were mistreated but it was not a general rule, several Viceroys tried to aid the native population, and in many cases the native population was an ally to the Spanish authorities, besides the queen Isabella, forbid the enslavement of the natives, they had to adopt the Catholic religion, but they could not be treated as slaves. Slavery never existed in the New Spain.

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