Christopher Columbus And The Columbian Exchange : Cause And Effect

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Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Exchange: Cause and Effect
The Columbian Exchange is accredited for the civilization and the life exchanges among the New World and the Old World. Starting from 1492 when Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas the Columbian exchange hand change the Europeans way of life. The exchange included trading crops, animals, industrial sciences, and deadly diseases that was brought from the Europeans and change the Native Americans way of life. Christopher to voyage to find gold in Asia has resulted in many events that changed history. To begin with, by the end of the fifth century many European explorers felt the need to find the fastest route to Asia traveling through the Atlantic Ocean. Before the fifth century many knew the world as just being Europe, Asia and Africa. Aristotle the most respect man from the middle ages had written “It is but a narrow sea which separates the western extremity of Spain from the eastern part of India." Throughout the middle ages it was concluded if you sail west of the Atlantic Ocean. Although many other explorers have travel West of the Atlantic ocean and reach the “Americas”, Christopher Columbus was one of the explores that’s introduced the Americas to the Europeans, which later started the Columbian exchange. Christopher Columbus an Italian explorer who wanted to reach India and China but need approval for his three ship voyage. He was disapproved from three different countries and was finally…

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