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Budapest San
Francisco Languages Indian population decreased
The small pox death rate amongst Native Americans was nearly 50 percent.

Movement of African slaves to Latin America
A decrease in Native American population prompted labor import from Africa.

European migration increased
At the close of the colonial era in 1825, about 14 percent of the total population of was white

Mixing of cultures
The intermixing of Color became status symbol. Indians, Africans, and Europeans created a multi-racial society.
Mestizo: Offsprings of European and Indian unions.
Mulatto: Children of European and African unions. Cultures
Central Mexico:
Mexico and Central America experienced a population decline by as much as 90 percent.


The Caribbean:
On the island of Hispaniola, the native population declined from one million in 1492 to 46,000 by 1512. Diseases So what?


These crops became important global commodities.

You wouldn't have a lot of your favorite foods if the Columbian Exhange didn't occur! e.g. PIZZA

Many plants exchanged have medicinal properties. For example, many of the plants help to fight cancer! Plants What was the Columbian Exchange? It was a two-way process with people, goods, and ideas moving back and forth between Europe (The Old World) and the Americas (The New World) on ships.

What are some examples of things that was exchanged?

The result? Both Europe and the Americas were transformed forever.

Fill out the rest of the K-W-L chart! Summary Religion Source: Getis, Getis, and Fellman, 2005 Fig. 7.25 Introduction of animals from Europe had a big impact on land use, economies and lifestyles.

Latin America had no
large domesticated animals
except for llamas.

The horse changed lifestyles so much!

The imported animals became the center of Latin America livestock industry.

Environmental impact Animals Europe

Spanish

Portuguese Americas Languages Europe

Christianity Americas

Native Religions
Died Out Religion Europe

African Slave
Trade

Migration to Latin
America Americas

Native Populations
Decreased

Mixing of Cultures

Mestizos

Mulattoes Cultures Europe

Smallpox
Flu
Measles
Yellow Fever Americas

Syphilis Diseases Europe

Wheels

Steel and Other
Metals

Guns Americas Technology Europe Americas

Gold

Silver Minerals Europe

Cows
Horses
Pigs
Sheep
Chickens Americas

Turkeys
Guinea Pigs
Llamas Animals Europe

Sugar
Onion (Fights Cancer!)
Rice
Wheat
Garlic (Fights Cancer!)
Coffee
Bananas
Brocolli (Fights Cancer!)
Grapes (Fights Cancer!) Americas

Tomatoes (Fights Cancer!)
Maize
Potatoes
Tobacco
Beans
Cacao
Berries (Fights Cancer!) Plants The Columbian Exchange was the sharing of cultures that transformed the lives of Europe and the Americas.

Its was a two-way process with people, goods, and ideas moving back and forth between Europe (The Old World) and the Americas (The New World) on ships.

What was exchanged? Plants
Animals
Diseases
Cultures
Minerals
Technology
Language
Religion The Columbian Exchange The Columbian Exchange:

What? - Cultural Exchange

Who? - Europe and Americas

How? - Ships

So What? – Transformed The World Europe

Plants: Coffee, Wheat, Sugar, Bananas, Rice

Animals: Horses, Cows, Pigs, Chickens

Diseases: Smallpox

Religion: Christianity

Languages: Spanish and Portuguese

Cultures: African Slaves, European Migrants

Technology: Guns, Steel, Wheel Americas

Plants: Maize, Potatoes, Tobacco, Beans, Cocoa

Animals: Turkeys,
Guinea Pigs, Llamas

Cultures: Many Indians Died, Mulattoes, Mestizos

Religion: Native Religions Disappeared

Minerals: Gold, Silver Graphic Organizer Summary The Columbian Exchange:

What?

Who?

How?

So What? Europe (Old World)

Plants:

Animals:

Diseases:

Religion:

Languages:

Culture:

Technology: Americas (New World)

Plants:

Animals:

Cultures:

Minerals: Graphic Organizer When Worlds Collide The Columbian Exchange
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