D. Catholic missionaries converted large numbers of the native populations, and the Catholic Church owned a substantial amount of property.
The 1510 Requerimiento, in connection to the Spanish intrusion of South America, requested that the local populaces acknowledge Spanish rule, and enable lecturing them by Catholic Missionaries, on pain of war, slavery or death, although it did not demand conversion.
Slavery was a piece of the neighborhood populace's way of life before the entry of the conquistadors. Christian ministers furnished existing slaves with a chance to get away from their circumstance by searching out the insurance of the missions.
Starting during the 1820s, a progression of liberal routines came to control in Latin America. A few individuals from these liberal routines looked to emulate the Spain of the 1830s in seizing the abundance of the Catholic Church, and in mirroring the eighteenth century kind tyrants in confining or disallowing the religious establishments. Thus, some of these liberal routines dispossessed Church property and endeavored to bring training, marriage, and internment under common expert. The reallocation of Church properties and changes in the extent of religious freedoms for the most part went with secularist, and later, Marxist-inclining, legislative changes.