An Analysis of the Positive and Negative Effects of the Columbian Exchange on Afro-Eurasia and the Americas

Abstract The following composition states and supports the idea that the Columbian Exchange resulted in more positive effects rather than negatives in the scope of foods and diseases between Afro-Eurasia and the Americas because of the newly added varieties of crops and animals for food traded by the Europeans and the Amerindians. The seven sources … Read more

How The Islam Religion Spread Worldwide

Islam has had touched many different cultures and influenced those and had helped development in the Mediterranean world and beyond. The explanation of how Islam influenced others is mentioned in fine detail in Peter Stearns’ book “Cultures in Motion: Mapping Key Contacts and Their Imprints in World History”. The ideas of Islam was something that … Read more

The Role Of Women In Colonial America

Today, there’s still an inequality problem between men and women. However, the battle for women’s rights have exceeded the conditions for modern women big-time compared to the parts they were restricted to play during the colonial era. In spite of the fact that we frequently focused on the part of men play during the Colonial … Read more

Simon Bolivar’s Legacy

Simon Bolivar: El Liberator Simon Bolivar was one of South Americas greatest generals. His victories over the Spaniards won independence for Bolivia, Panama, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. He is called El Liberator, and is also known as the George Washington of South America. Bolivar was born in Venezuela, where his parents died. He inherited … Read more

The Influence of Edmond Genet, the Louisiana Purchase, and the XYZ Affair on the Commerce in the United States

Commerce and Trade established relationships with other Nations, boosted the economy, and provided power for the United States. Commerce greatly influenced the outcomes of wars, resulting in both positive and good outcomes. Commerce in the United States have been influenced by many key characters/events, such as Edmond Genet, the purchase of the Louisiana Territory, and … Read more

Differences between Northern and Southern American Colonies in 1600s

During the 1600’s, there were many similarities and differences between the Northern and the Southern colonies. For example, two differences that they had were the climate and growing, also their economy. A similarity was their relationship with the Native American. Throughout the struggles that the Northern and Southern colonies faced, they were able to overcome … Read more

Jacques Cartier’s Biography

Have you ever wondered how Canada was found, and who found it? The answer is, Jacques Cartier (1491-1557). Jacques Cartier was an explorer that sailed for France. He made three voyages in total, to Newfound land (nowadays Canada), each of them with a different story and a different purpose. His voyages include finding goods, attempts … Read more

Post Colonialism in Invisible Man

Postcolonialism deals with the lasting impact of colonization, or simply the aftermath of colonialism. Colonialism is the altering of everything of the colonized, for example, their values, standards, culture, and system, in the form of the colonizers. The ideology of the “civilizing mission’ and sense of superiority of the colonizers in which they had for … Read more

How Christopher Colombus Discovered the New World

In 1492, Christopher Columbus made an unexpected discovery of the Americas while trying to accomplish his “enterprise of the Indies” that was supported by the Spanish monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabella (Levine 58). Columbus’s purpose for his voyage was to find an alternate route to Asia from the Atlantic for the reason of the popular demand … Read more