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“The Disease Brought Great Desolation”: An Indigenous Account of the Great Dying

Teaching the Great Dying from an Indigenous American perspective

Bram Hubbell
Bram Hubbell
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“The Disease Brought Great Desolation”: An Indigenous Account of the Great Dying
From page 81 of the AP World History Course and Exam Description
From page 81 of the AP World History Course and Exam Description

The arrival of Europeans in the Americas led to the Columbian Exchange, one of the greatest biological exchanges in world history. We often teach the Columbian Exchange using maps and lists of items exchanged. We talk about the benefits of crops being grown in new locations. The Columbian Exchange also resulted in the Great Dying.

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