Untitleddocument (9) - The Columbian Exchange was coined in 1972 by Alfred Crosby in his book The Columbian Exchange Biological and Cultural

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The Columbian Exchange was coined in 1972 by Alfred Crosby in his book The Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492 (Schultz, 2014). Crosby meant the term Columbian Exchange to mean the transferring of biological and cultural organisms between two worlds and the beginning of the homogeneous world (Schultz, 2014). The Columbian Exchange is defined by Kevin Schultz in Hist as “biological crossover of agricultural products, domesticated animals, and microbial diseases from Europe to the New World and vice versa” (pg30). The Columbian Exchange started to connect the New and Old Worlds through ideas, diseases, and plants (Schultz, 2014). There were many crops, animals, and diseases that were exchanged between the two worlds. One cultural impact of this watershed event in human history is the mixing of various

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