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Understanding the Columbian Exchange This lesson will help students think about the causes and effects of the Columbian Exchange, particularly the reasons that created the exchange and the exchange of disease as it affected the psychology of the Europeans and Native populations in the early settlement of the Americas. This lesson, will have the students research “The Columbian Exchange” using electronic resources to answer a set of questions to help them in their responses during the facilitated class discussion and reflection paper. Learning outcomes Students will analyze the effects of the Columbian Exchange. Students will use higher order thinking to imagine the psychological effects of disease on both native cultures and the Europeans. Students will participate in an interactive discussion. Students will write a reflection paper as follow up to the class discussion. Teacher planning MATERIALS NEEDED

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