Tomatoes in the Old World

Returning from Mexico to Spain, Conquistadors brought back seeds of tomatoes in the 16th Century. Continue reading

Beaver Skins shipped from Canada, arrived in Old World

Beaver skins that hunters collected in Canada began shipping them back to the Old World. 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