New World Essay Topics

Columbian Exchange: Europe and the Americas

The Columbian Exchange was an impactful spread of culture, food and even frightening diseases between the Old World and the New World. This great exchange started after the accidental discovery of the Americas by Christopher Columbus. Originally, Columbus and his crew set on a journey to find a western sea route to China, India and… View Article

European Colonization of the New World

Up to until towards the end of the 15th century, no European explorers had managed to reach the two American continents, namely North and South America. In the year 1494, sailor Christopher Columbus set out on a voyage with the objective of finding a shorter trade route to India1. Unknowingly, he discovered these two continents…. View Article