John Q. Student
Augusta State University
In the 15th century, following Christopher Columbus’ discoveries of the Americas was what we call the Columbian Exchange. This refers to the transfer of goods, ideas, and other things from the Old World (consisting of mostly eastern nations) to the New World (western nations, Americas) and vice versa. Metal and crops which were unavailable in the new and old worlds became easily accessible through this exchange, which we can consider as a very beneficial result . More modernized ideas were also introduced to those of the old world.
However, along with benefits come disadvantages as well. Not