Notes The Columbian Exchange

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The Columbian Exchange (11) The Columbian exchange was a conquest by European explorers. They were able to link all the lands of the world. This allowed for intense exchanges across the world. It spread religion and exchanged goods. They established this by the mid-1800s. Exchange: -From Europe to Americas: -Wheat, vines, horses, cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, and chickens -From Africa and Asia to America: -Maize, potatoes, beans, tomatoes, peppers, peanuts, papayas, guava, avocados, tobacco
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Unformatted text preview: A negative impact of the Columbian exchange is the exchange of disease as well. Smallpox affected the Americas when Europeans settlers came over. Long term consequences are all mostly good. It caused population growth among all societies. It allowed for crops and animals to be exploited to different regions of the world....
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course GEN ED 111 taught by Professor Faunce during the Spring '07 term at Washington State University .

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