The Colombian Exchange in the Atlantic

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The Colombian Exchange in the Atlantic 14:40 What is the Colombian Exchange? Started by Christopher Columbus in 1492 o Between “New” and “Old” World o i.e. Sugar cane, small pox, potatoes, corn, cattle, and pigs Neolithic Revolution “New Stone Age” People started to domesticate plants and animals Happens in Americas, Africa, Asia, SE Asia, China, New Guinea i.e. Pigs, Goats, Cows, Horses, Wheat, Barley, Alpacas, Llamas Domestication of Animals Vital for meat, milk, fertilizer, transport, plowing, wool, leather, and military  conflict Domestication different from taming o Example: Elephants o Domestication is raising in captivity The five characteristics for domestication of animals o Diet Efficiency Eating something people do not
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