History 6th Exploration

Question Answer
Positive effect on Columbian Exchange Cattle and horses changed the way Native Americans hunted, Economic activity was great for both sides, population increase due to surplus of food, and Europeans contributed to the development of Plantations
Negative effect on Columbian Exchange Disease spread affecting the Native Americans population, new weapons of warfare invented, high mortality rates, and Native Americans were exploited and used as slave labor
Potato It produced more food per acre: gave people much of the nutrition needed
Colonization (Taking over surrounding territories) led to encomienda
Encomienda The right to use Native Americans as laborers on plantations

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