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La The Columbian Exchange

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La The Columbian Exchange

  1. 1. The Columbian Exchange Two Worlds Meet
  2. 2. Changes <ul><li>Animals </li></ul><ul><li>Plants </li></ul><ul><li>Diseases </li></ul><ul><li>New Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>New peoples </li></ul>
  3. 3. New Animals in the Americas <ul><li>Horse </li></ul><ul><li>Cox </li></ul><ul><li>Pig </li></ul><ul><li>Chicken </li></ul><ul><li>Rats </li></ul><ul><li>Bees </li></ul>
  4. 4. New plants in the Americas <ul><li>Sugarcane </li></ul><ul><li>Grapes </li></ul><ul><li>Wheat </li></ul><ul><li>Bananas </li></ul><ul><li>Coconut Palms </li></ul><ul><li>Coffee </li></ul><ul><li>Dandelions </li></ul>
  5. 5. New plants in the “Old World” <ul><li>Potato </li></ul><ul><li>Corn </li></ul><ul><li>Tomato </li></ul><ul><li>Sweet Potato </li></ul><ul><li>Cacao (Cocoa) </li></ul><ul><li>Pineapples </li></ul><ul><li>Pumpkins </li></ul>
  6. 6. “Old World” Diseases <ul><li>Smallpox </li></ul><ul><li>Measles </li></ul><ul><li>Chicken Pox </li></ul><ul><li>Bubonic Plague </li></ul><ul><li>Influenza </li></ul><ul><li>Cholera </li></ul><ul><li>Malaria </li></ul>
  7. 7. “New World” Diseases <ul><li>Hepatitis </li></ul><ul><li>Polio </li></ul><ul><li>Tuberculosis </li></ul>
  8. 8. New Technologies <ul><li>Wheel </li></ul><ul><li>Firearms </li></ul>
  9. 9. New Peoples <ul><li>African slaves </li></ul><ul><li>Mestizos </li></ul><ul><li>New people brought with them new ideas and cultures </li></ul>
  10. 10. Cultural Diffusion <ul><li>The spread of ideas, customs, and technologies from one people to another. </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural diffusion occurs through migration, trade and interests. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Long Term Causes: </li></ul><ul><li>God </li></ul><ul><li>Gold </li></ul><ul><li>Glory </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Immediate Causes: </li></ul><ul><li>Europeans arrive in the Americas </li></ul><ul><li>Europeans bring new plants, animals and diseases to the Americas </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Immediate Effects: </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish conquer Aztecs and Incas </li></ul><ul><li>Native Americans die of European diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Enslaved Africans are brought to the Americas </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Long Term Effects: </li></ul><ul><li>Spread of products all around the world </li></ul><ul><li>Population growth in Europe, Asia, and Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural diffusion </li></ul><ul><li>Migration from Europe to the Americas </li></ul>

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