Derrick Patterson - the-columbian-exchange-1222119542294230-9-1.ppt - The Columbian Exchange The Columbian \u2022 Explorers created contact between Europe

Derrick Patterson - the-columbian-exchange-1222119542294230-9-1.ppt

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The Columbian Exchange
The introduction of beasts of burden to the Americas was a significant development from the Columbian Exchange. The introduction of the horse provided people in the Americas with a new source of labor and transportation. Explorers created contact between Europe and Americas. Interaction with Native Americans led to big cultural changes. Contact between the two groups led to the exchange of plants, animals, and disease—the Columbian Exchange . Plants, animals developed in very different ways in hemispheres Europeans —no potatoes, corn, sweet potatoes, turkeys People in Americas—no coffee, oranges, rice, wheat, sheep, cattle The Exchange of Goods The Columbian Exchange Arrival of Europeans in Americas changed all this Previously unknown foods taken back to Europe Familiar foods brought to Americas by colonists Sharing Discoveries
Different Foods Exchange of foods, animals had dramatic impact on later societies

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