This video describes how Columbus and his men began the Columbian Exchange when they introduced the horse to the Americas. Other animals and foods were brought to the Americas, and American foods were taken to the rest of the world.
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The Exchange Begins
As you watch the video, think about how the animals that Columbus and his men brought to the Americas are such a big part of life in the Americas today.
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