Week 1 Lecture Notes - Hist 201
Week 1 Lecture Notes - Hist 201 HIS 201
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Date Created: 10/22/15
Week 1 The Columbian Echange 102215 1246 PM The Colombian Exchange end of 15th century Columbus unintended consequences 0 altering the diversity Alfred Crosby book the Colombian exchange 0 Didn t happen over time o Europeans moving to America 0 No time to adjust to new surrounding Europeans won exchange 0 Advantage over the Indians 0 Claim ownership of Hispaniola 0 Now Cuba and DR How were the Europeans able to claim total dominance Crosby found in realm beyond simple control ecology Europeans found life in Americas healthy 0 Indians not adjusted to small pox etc Cause of huge amounts of death Virgin Soil epidemic Bringing host into new area 0 acquired immunity 0 Once you have you don t get again build antibodies 0 One of the deadliest epidemics in history Conquistadors cam to new world 0 They had nothing to lose 0 Searched for riches gold glory god Had native Americans resisted earlier we would be living in a very different world today 102215 1246 PM 102215 1246 PM