Christopher Columbus Impact On Native Americans

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“Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World” once spoke by Christopher Columbus. Christopher Columbus as the man that discovered the new world and who introduced new plants and animals to both the new and old worlds. After they made their journey towards the new world, just leaving everything else behind. If they would have thought about what to do if they ran into new people they could have handled things differently, instead of invading the Native Americans land and seem threatening. People often forget the good that was brought in because as a society we tend to focus on the negatives then the positives. The quote shows how they just left everything behind and not thinking how it would affect other. During the Columbian Exchange, the Native Americans were greatly impacted by the contracting of foreign diseases brought over by the Europeans, the…show more content…
They made their journey towards the new world, just leaving everything else behind. If they would have thought about what to do if they ran into new people they could have handled things differently, instead of invading the Native Americans land and seem threatening. Due to this we see that the Native Americans and the way that they were treated affected them and this changed their whole world. We hear now a days that Christopher Columbus did not in fact find the land we call America but he did change the world. Was it for the better? For the Native Americans? No. But for the people now a days? Yes and No. During the Columbian Exchange, the Native Americans were greatly impacted by the contracting of foreign diseases brought over by the Europeans, the removal from their native lands, and finally ending on a happier note with what had been introduced.
So to end this paper I would like to say that the effect that has happened is good and bad based on what you
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