Peanuts Cultivation by Aztecs

Cultivation of Peanuts was by the Aztecs and the Mesoamerican people. Continue reading

Sugar cane in the New World

Ships of Christopher Columbus's second voyage unloaded Sugar Cane in 1493, Continue reading

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus (c. 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. Born in the Republic of Genoa, under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. Continue reading

Cases of syphilis are in dispute.

Archeological evidence shows that the disease was suffered by Native Americans many centuries before European contact, this has lead to the wide spread belief that the disease was transmitted to the rest of the world following the voyages of Christopher Columbus in 1492. Continue reading

Slaves in the New World, were imported African slaves

Christopher Columbus on his second voyage, on his second voyage, in 1493, imported slaves to the New World (other than indigenous people enslaved by other indigenous people), they were African slaves. Continue reading

Alcazar de Colon built by Christopher Columbus

A colonial palace built in New World was the Alcazar de Colon, also called the Virreinal Palace, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Continue reading