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'''Who''': Spanish (Cortes and Las Casas) and Aztecs

'''What''': land grants given to Spanish conquistadors for settlement: any natives on these lands were property of the Spanish landholder

'''When''': 16th century

'''Where''': Aztec empire - South America

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significant? points toward how European countries felt about the native population; their practices toward the natives - enslavement
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