What Was the Great Food Exchange?

by Read Listen Learn · Food · Pre-Intermediate

When Europeans arrived in South America, they made empires and became unbelievably rich. They killed tens of thousands of local people, destroyed their religions and brought deadly diseases but they also changed how the world ate. They discovered tobacco and the potato but also gave the ‘new’ continent crops like wheat. Read this short article about how the Spanish arrival in Latin America changed the way the world ate (300 words).

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