Changes in Latin America and East Asia during 1450 - Present Period

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When examining the change and continuity of commerce in Latin America during the time period, 1450-present, some things changed and some things stayed the same. One thing that changed was the previous, trade which was limited to llamas and was therefore more regional. This changed due to the introduction of cattle due to the Colombian Exchange. One thing that continued for the most part was the items used for trading because of the natural resources in Latin America such as silver and various crops that were part of the culture and minimally changed. One thing that changed was the large variety of ethnicities and races that arrived in Latin America because of new economic opportunities situated in the area such as a mercantile job.

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One thing that changed was the previous, trade which was limited to llamas and was therefore more regional. This changed due to the introduction of cattle due to the Colombian Exchange. One thing that continued for the most part was the items used for trading because of the natural resources in Latin America such as silver and various crops that were part of the culture and minimally changed. One thing that changed was the large variety of ethnicities and races that arrived in Latin America because of new economic opportunities situated in the area such as a mercantile job.

One thing that changed was the previous, trade which was limited to llamas and was therefore more regional.
- The llamas were unable to carry much weight for long durations, so when horses were introduced, it was revolutionary and led to more global trade
- Chinese, Indians, and Africans migrated to the West Indies to work in the sugar and tobacco industries (build immunity)
- Vaccinations (smallpox and influenza) were introduced in the early 1800s and were sent to Latin America to prevent deaths among laborers.

One thing that continued was the population decrease because of the global interaction Latin America started to get involved with.
- Greatest contributor in producing global silver for trade, dealt with poisonous mercury and…