Visual Sources: Maps of the Columbian Exchange

European Exploration, Perception of the Other, and the Columbian Exchange 

How did the Columbian exchange link worlds?

The first map shows the Columbian exchange of agricultural products and disease while the second map shows the Atlantic slave trade that would develop in order to capitalize on these resources and compensate for the loss of native forced labor.

Map of the Columbian Exchange Map of the Atlantic Slave Trade

Quiz Content

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. What was introduced to the Americas from Asia, Africa and Europe? What did they exchange in return?

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. What other forced transfer to the New World should be included in the Columbian exchange maps?

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. Where was most of the Atlantic slave trade?

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