Christopher Columbus's Journal Analysis

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As discussed in Columbus’s journal he states that they saw many plants and animals unlike the ones that were back home. From the perspective of a human during this time period, it would have been very different seeing animals that you have never even heard about. The new world was filled with many animals that did not live where Columbus came from, such as cattle or horses. The Europeans from the old world had never seen what animals could do when they were put to work. Let’s take a moment to look at what hard manual labor would be without animals, you would have to plow the field by hand, plant each seed by hand, and then when it was ready you would have to harvest the crop by hand. This is what the Europeans had to do, until Columbus traveled

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