The Columbian Exchange

By: Hunter R. Muniz

The Columbian Exchange

The Columbian Exchange started with Christopher Columbus, he was sailing to Asia as he was sailing to Asia instead he landed in the Bahamas where he met Indians as Columbus unpacked his ship the indies never saw horses,chickens, and cattle, the Americans and Europeans started to trade and that's when the columbian exchange started,as native Americans got used to riding horses it was much faster to hunt buffalo, in Europe potatoes were food that feed the poor but in the summer of 1845 a fungus that was carried from the Americas killed the potatoes and the poor died from hunger. when the columbian exchange started Europeans had disases which killed natives and rats that also brought diseaes . later Europeans started to move to the Americas to start a new life. Vote "for" the columbian exchange with out it we would have the same thing.