The Columbian Exchange: The Impact Of Globalization On Native Americans

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INTRODUCTION Globalization has an impact on everyone. From the food people eat and what they wear, those products came from all around the world and is a product of globalization. That globalization is the international integration of ideas, products, and culture. But these products, ideas, and culture could come to a loss though these things are all very beneficial. Although there are times when globalization has costs in terms of deadly viruses is true, but the benefits do outweigh the costs when new ideas are introduced. HISTORICAL EXAMPLE - SILK ROAD A historical example on how globalization is benefitted throughout the world is the Silk Road, a series of trade routes by land and sea used to exchange luxury items. One thing is that new …show more content…

The Columbian Exchange was the widespread transfer of plants, animals, culture, human populations, technology, and ideas between the Americas and the Old World in the 15th and 16th centuries, related to European colonization and trade after Christopher Columbus's 1492 voyage (1). One benefit of the Columbian Exchange brought was the exchange of crops and animals (1). The bringing of animals from the Columbian Exchange is that it help benefit the Native Americans living in the Americas. They used the livestock for meat, tallow, hides, transportation and hauling to survive (1). Also, the crops brought by Columbus to the Americas was very beneficial as well. Species and crops introduced from the Americas revolutionized human work or animal biology anywhere in Afro-Eurasia. In terms of animal populations as with disease, the Americas contributed little that could flourish in the conditions of Europe, Africa, or Asia from the trade of crops and species. (2) …show more content…

The benefits do outweigh the because the impact that all the ideas, products, and culture that were a product of globalization were very important and still are today. The idea that was offered, products like technology and spices spreads, and different languages are spreading around benefited a lot of people around the world. And did outweigh the costs as the economy did was an impact made from immigrants and the ideas and thoughts passed through the economy. Also, cures of the viruses were found and passed around by

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