Columbian Exchange

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Columbian Exchange

Columbian Exchange
Source: Ms. Day’s History Class website

Returning from the brutal colonization of today’s Mexico, Hernán Cortés brought a ship of “oddities” back to Spain, including the first transatlantic shipment of chocolate. Chocolate was just one of many foods, like tomatoes that Europeans had never seen before. Everything exchanged between the two continents was named “Columbian” after Christopher Columbus, the first infamous European to connect with indigenous Americans. Just imagine Italian food without tomatoes!

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