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What were the impacts of Christopher Columbus "discovery " of the New World, on both Europe and the Americas? by Mind Map: What were the impacts of Christopher Columbus "discovery " of the New World, on both Europe and the Americas?

1. Society

1.1. Europeans spread disease (small pox , malaria killed millions of Native Americans

1.2. Impact on native americans (they began to adopt to European ways

1.3. Social class;  Landowners , skilled workers , slaves

2. Economics

2.1. The Columbian Exchange import livestock , fruits, vegetables

2.2. Atlantic Slave Trade (Europeans used Natives for forced labor

2.3. Spain becomes incredibly wealthy and advanced

3. Politics

3.1. Spread of Conquistadors (conquered the Americas)- more land for Spain

3.2. Treaty of Tordesillas , treaty that divided the Western Hemisphere

4. Religion

4.1. Spanish Missions in the southwest, spreading Christianity to Native Americans

5. Renaissance

5.1. Technology: new inventions

5.1.1. Farming

5.2. Weapons

6. Exploration

6.1. Spain finds New Mexico