What Are The Biological And Cultural Effects Of The Columbian Exchange

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The trading of foreign products between the eastern world and the Americas was the Columbian exchange that formed modern America. The exchange of culture, crops, livestock, diseases and ideas paved a foundation for how assimilated the world would become. For so long it has been a disregarded topic people rarely contemplate, but its significance is grand in understanding how each part of the world is composed. The Columbian exchange took place following the voyage of Christopher Columbus to the Americas (Nunn, Qian). Consequently, a multitude of civilizations began to migrate to the New World, and with them their own cultural effects. The intentions of these empires was not biological in the sense that new crops and animals would be distributed,

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