Not only did the Spanish benefit greatly during their rule, but most of benefited greatly through the Biological Exchange and the Native’s suffered greatly. The Europeans journey to the New World had introduced them to new types of foods, animals, and people. They had discovered such foods as corn, potatoes, and many varieties of beans (America, 14). While the Europeans enriched themselves with these new lusty discoveries, the Natives experienced the total opposite. The Natives were introduced to new types of diseases the likes that they had never seen before. The statuses of their religious leaders were lowered because they could not find a cure for these illnesses. When Europeans transported back the new foods to share with their societies and they had learnt that corn can flourish almost anywhere in the world, this helped nourish a worldwide population explosion probably greater than any since the invention of agriculture (America, 15). The Natives on the other handed were dying at an alarming rate because of these new diseases.
The New World proved to be not so new, in fact it had been around and inhabited for a very long time. The European Settlers planted themselves and wiped out what was already there in order to power and advance their society. Many suffered in this process and almost became extinct by their efforts. But that is the past and this is the present and in the eyes of many today except a small few, it was viewed as a success.
Describe the general pattern of white-Indian relations in the British colonies?
The White-Indian relationship in the British Colonies was well established for some time. The British had very strong colonies setup and established in the 1600’s. They went as far stretched to the New England coast and the Chesapeake Bay (America, 41). The many tribes of Indians were out powered by the new foreign settlers. Unity was the only way for the Indians, but that was short lived. The…