5.2.7 Practice_ Tracing the Columbian Exchange.pdf - In...

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In this assignment you will complete the following steps: 1.Create:Create a map that traces the origin and travels of one plant or crop, one animal, and one disease of the Columbian Exchange. 2.Analyze:Answer questions about the impact of the Columbian Exchange on Europe and the Americas. 3.Synthesize:Summarize what you have learned. This section is worth 15 points. See the scoring rubric below for more details on how you will be graded. 1. Your map will focus on three items: one plant or crop, one animal, and one disease. Choose one item from each category from the lists below. Plant or CropAnimalDiseasepotato tomato corn wheat coffee tobacco sugarcane chili pepper sweet potato cacao (chocolate) horse pig turkey cow sheep bee smallpox influenza typhus measles malaria whooping cough cholera
2. Include the following information for each item on your map. To find this information, use the content from this course, the web links below, and any credible online sources you research on your own. Place of origin General dates of exchange General exchange routes Example of how at least one country or group of people was affected by the introduction of each plant or crop, animal, and disease Web Links "The Columbian Exchange," Explorations, Digital History Journal of Economic Perspectives (This is a long paper with a lot of useful information. You can search for a specific item by pressing Control+F and typing the word.) New Worlds in the Americas, Lumen Learning 3. Use the map template below to create your map. Include the following on your map: a. A title b. Labels for each item (one plant/crop, one animal, and one disease) exchanged; use a different color for each item

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