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columbian exchange

Mrs. Salamy

on 13 December 2010

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Columbian Exchange Cause Exchange of Organisms Exchange of People Effects of Populations: Europe: Africa: Americas: Disease Effects Overall Effects of The Exchange Positive: Negative: http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/nchist-twoworlds/1866 Atlantic Slave Trade: 1492: Columbus begins his voyage to the New World(The Americas) 1511: Africans begin working as slaves 1521: Aztec Empire in Mexico is conqured by Cortes 1533: Incan Empire falls to Pizarro From: The Old World Cattle
Pig Horse
Honey Bee From: The New World Europe to Americas: Small Pox
Measles Malaria
Whooping Cough Effects: Killed 50-90%: Natives and African Slaves Began in the mid - 1500s
Approximately 10 million slaves were transported out of Africa
1:8 Africans died on the voyages Due to disease of livestock, and other organisms, it decreased the populations in the Americas deeply because of the low natural immunities Africans were to be slaves and shipped throughout the world, there were tens of millions of people split from their families, and taken away from their homes Turkeys
Guinea pigs Chickens http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/nchist-twoworlds/1690 http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/nchist-twoworlds/1866 Many specific cultures today thrive because of goods that were exchanged. Cause - european farmers needed cheap labor so they enslaved Africans to work the plantations in the Americas harvesting cotton Many European nations had heard about Columbus's trip and decided to stake a colony for their own nations back home in Europe(Old World). Natives had no natural immunity to the diseases Italians - Tomatoes
Indians - Horses made it easier to hunt buffalo in the plains
Florida - staple crop is the oranges
Africa - staple crops are now corn Europe's population however went from 60 million and surged to around 150 million Europeans wanted: Spices
Trade Routes
Religious freedom The Native American culture is lost http://www.oppapers.com/essays/Positive-And-Negative-Effects-Of-The/199957 The long lasting effects - to our world and culture - of the tobacco use. ...small pox ...to Asia
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