The Columbian Exchange

Exchange between the old and new worlds!

When Columbus began his explorations and inspired many others to do the same, he began this process of exchange. Items from the "old world" (Europe, Asia, Africa) began to show up in the "new world" (North and South America) and like wise items from the new world began being taken back to the old world.new worlds!

                             Tomatoes

Tomatoes are a new world product that make their way back to the old world. This exchange had a big impact on traditional foods on the European Continent, especially in the country of Italy. Today Italy is known for its pasta and pizza made with tomato sauce.

                                 CORN

Corns are a new world product that make their way back to the old world. This exchange had a big impact on traditional foods on the North and South America.

                               Banana  

Bananas are a old world product that make their way back to the new world. This exchange had a big impact on traditional foods on the European Continent.

                                   Onion  

Onion are a old world product that make their way back to the new world. This exchange had a big impact on traditional foods on the European Continent.

                                 Peppers   

 Peppers are a new world product that make their way back to the old world. This exchange had a big impact on traditional foods on the North and South America.