The Columbian Exchange

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What is the Columbian Exchange?

The Columbian Exchange refers to a period of cultural and biological exchanges between the New and Old Worlds.

POSITIVE

  1. Horses from the old world made hunting much easier
  2. Now people can make new and tastier foods
  3. Advanced weaponry

NEGATIVE

  1. The potato fungus was a hard time for Europeans
  2. Many diseases were passed on to Native Americans or "Indians"
  3. For the native people who thrived in the Americas before the Europeans arrived

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