The Columbian Exchang1 - The Columbian Exchange(1492-1750 The Discovery That Began it All Briana Rose Turner World History Section D Mr Murphy May 13th

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The Columbian Exchange (1492-1750): The Discovery That Began it All Briana Rose Turner World History Section D Mr. Murphy May 13 th , 2014
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Bishop 2 Although it is controversial whether or not the exact measurement of the direct impact of the Columbian exchange on European and the Americas, it is certain that it had major effects on the countries involved. In the year of 1492, Christopher Columbus discovered America and claimed it for Spain, later on making it the most wealthiest and powerful country on earth. The years following the discovery, direct trade between the Old and New World took place and came to be called the Columbian exchange. The events following the discovery of America in 1492 ensure that the Columbian exchange’s positive effects far outweighed the negative due to the benefits granted to both the Old and New Worlds. How did the transportation of food benefit the New World? The Columbian exchange had positive effect on America because of the benefits granted from the Old World to the New World. Before the discovery of America European economy was horrible. The lack of proper diet usually led to disease and malnutrition and many instances of

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