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How Did The Columbian Exchange Between Western Europeans And Americans

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Many trades and exchanges throughout history bring very diverse cultures together. Nothing like widespread exchange over two hemispheres had never existed before 1492. Even though the cultures participating in these exchanges were viewed as different since they lived on opposite sides of the globe, they also had many commonalities. The Western Europeans and the East Asians were impacted greatly by the Colombian exchange. The western Europeans destructed and changed most of what they encountered while the East Asians blended and assimilated into the “new” cultures. Both the Western Europeans and the East Asians relied on each other for valuable goods. The western Europeans destructed and changed most of what they encountered and spread diseases
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