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