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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
Mexico and Central America experienced a population decline by as much as 90 percent.
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
Portuguese Americas Languages Europe
Died Out Religion Europe
Migration to Latin
Mixing of Cultures
Mulattoes Cultures Europe
Yellow Fever Americas
Syphilis Diseases Europe
Steel and Other
Guns Americas Technology Europe Americas
Silver Minerals Europe
Llamas Animals Europe
Onion (Fights Cancer!)
Garlic (Fights Cancer!)
Brocolli (Fights Cancer!)
Grapes (Fights Cancer!) Americas
Tomatoes (Fights Cancer!)
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
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
Languages: Spanish and Portuguese
Cultures: African Slaves, European Migrants
Technology: Guns, Steel, Wheel Americas
Plants: Maize, Potatoes, Tobacco, Beans, Cocoa
Guinea Pigs, Llamas
Cultures: Many Indians Died, Mulattoes, Mestizos
Religion: Native Religions Disappeared
Minerals: Gold, Silver Graphic Organizer Summary The Columbian Exchange:
So What? Europe (Old World)
Technology: Americas (New World)
Minerals: Graphic Organizer When Worlds Collide The Columbian Exchange