Columbian Exchange

By Jaden W

The Columbian Exchange

The Columbian Exchange was when Columbus went to the Native Americans to trade he brought horses,wheat bread,chickens that the Native Americans had never seen before.

Bad effect of the Columbian Exchange

One bad effect of the Columbian exchange was when the Euripeans brought a diesese that infected the Native American's potatoes with a fungus ,but they didn't know that so they ate the potatoes ,but some died from the fungus.

Columbian Exchange facts

Most Europeans thought potatoes were poisonous.

By late 1600, tomatoes were in cookbooks.

Until contact with the Americas, Europeans had never tried tomatoes.

What they Exchanged

Europeans traded oranges,coffee,rice,wheat,sheep,cattle.

Native Americans traded potatoes,corn,sweet potatoes turkey.