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10 Things I Did Not Know 1492 Columbian Exchange. Tre Tipton. Queen Elizabeth. Christopher Columbus, sponsored by Queen Elizabeth to make a voyage to India Set out West to reach East but the Columbus led expedition landed in the Bahamas

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queen elizabeth
Queen Elizabeth
  • Christopher Columbus, sponsored by Queen Elizabeth to make a voyage to India
  • Set out West to reach East but the Columbus led expedition landed in the Bahamas
  • Columbus was set to discover new cities and get gold and resources
what the europeans brought
What the Europeans Brought
  • Unfamiliar to the America’s the Europeans brought pigs
  • They were essential to the Europeans
  • However, over time evolved into what we know as the Wild Hog today
the mustang
The Mustang
  • As well as the pigs, came along the graceful beasts called horses
  • Changed life in America forever
demise
Demise
  • Along with disease and the killing off of American Indians, the Spainards destructed the Americans
  • One way they did so was the impact of the pigs
  • The pigs ate all the corn and crops planted by the Indians causing them to starve to death
smallpox
Smallpox
  • Smallpox destroys the Americans
  • The spread of the disease was what was so harmful
  • The sick, spread the disease sometimes through the scabs left in the blankets they lay in
syphillis
Syphillis
  • Once spread back to Europe the Europeans thought it was karma, a payback for their sins committed in the Americas
jamestown
Jamestown
  • First settlement by the British once they took over Europe as the Superpower
  • Settled once they finally brought along women
  • Prospered as the exploited the natural benefits of the American landscape
resources
Resources
  • Along with the vast amount of Deforestation, the most deforesting ever, came a ample supply of fish
  • The rivers were described as having more fish than water
  • Settlers exhausted their supply of fish and proved to have dramatic impact
  • Overfishing causes: Slower reproduction rate, Changes in population and the selective pressures reduce
the exchange
The Exchange
  • As the Europeans gained a new land, as well as its resources, the Americas provided Europeans with hide, sugar, tobacco, the turkey and the potato
  • Potato was arguably most significant American export because of its ability to grow underground: therefore enduring war, and fires
  • Potato was most important in Ireland, served as their main crop