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The Columbian Exchange was the widespread transfer of plants, a...

wikipedia - 16 Sep 2016
The Columbian Exchange was the widespread transfer of plants, animals, culture, human populations, technology, and ideas between the Americas and the Old World in the 15th and 16th centuries, related to European colonization and trade after Christopher Columbus's 1492 voyage. Invasive species of flora and fauna and communicable diseases were a byproduct of the Exchange.
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Columbus should retain his high perch in Manhattan

NorthJersey.com - 19 Sep 2017
Absent the Columbian Exchange, there would be no American Republic – a polity dedicated to the notion that “All men are created equal.” (Filippo Mazzei bequeathed this foundational credo to Thomas Jefferson.) Moreover, absent Columbus (and his fellow ...
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Add spice to the new year by serving fish for Rosh Hashanah

Toledo Blade - 18 Sep 2017
Joan Nathan writes that “Aharaimi is a traditional post-Columbian Exchange Libyan dish popular among the Mediterranean seafood restaurants, especially in Tripoli but also throughout the Maghreb. It is a kind of fish tagine or casserole (the sauce is ...
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Trudeau: Canada may end deals with Boeing over dispute

The Columbian - 19 Sep 2017
The Quebec government invested $1 billion in exchange for a 49.5 percent stake in the C Series last year. Canada's federal government also recently provided a $275 million loan to Bombardier, which struggled to win orders for its new medium-size plane.
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APNewsBreak: Last US county gets insurer for health exchange

The Columbian - 24 Aug 2017
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The lone county currently at risk of going uncovered on the federal health law's insurance exchanges has landed an insurer. CareSource will step up to provide health insurance coverage in Paulding County, Ohio, in 2018, The ...
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Environmentalism prone to emotional rhetoric

Cape Cod Times (subscription) - 13 Sep 2017
Thanks to the benefits of the Columbian exchange, even simple diets typically include foods native to five different continents. Pizza features cheese from Europe, wheat flour from Asia Minor, tomatoes from Mexico, garlic and onions from Central Asia ...
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A-PEELING to the Senses

Folio Weekly - 13 Sep 2017
The Columbian Exchange, obvsly. Yes, the “discovery” of the New World by an old Italian was not only responsible for introducing new and exotic foods to Europeans, but we westerners got a little sumpin' sumpin' out of the deal, too. Remember the dread ...
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Christopher Columbus deserves to stay in his rightful place

New York Post - 27 Aug 2017
Thanks to them, Europe and the Americas were subsequently linked forever through a phenomenon described by Alfred W. Crosby in 1972, known as the Columbian Exchange. This was a vast transfer in both directions between the two continents. Potatoes ...
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Bitcoin: Way to future or path to financial ruin?

The Columbian - 15 Sep 2017
Bitcoin, hailed in some quarters as the future of currency, is having a rough week, with a flurry of rumors that China will shut down exchanges and the head of a major U.S bank calling bitcoin a “fraud.” Plummeting prices have again raised questions ...
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How to make your pet Instagram-famous

The Columbian - 15 Sep 2017
Before then, many smaller accounts will be approached by brands that want to give a free product in exchange for you posting a photo of your pet with it on your Instagram. It's tempting — free stuff! — but it's a bad idea. If a multinational pet ...
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3 Ohio suspects face West Virginia charges after carjacking

The Columbian - 18 Sep 2017
WEST MILFORD, W.Va. — Three carjacking suspects from Ohio face felony charges in West Virginia following a Sunday manhunt after the fourth suspect died in an exchange of gunfire with police, authorities said. The man who died Sunday at a hospital in ...
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Equifax stock sales said to be focus of US criminal investigation

The Columbian - 19 Sep 2017
More than one third of U.S. senators have called on the Securities and Exchange Commission, in addition to the Justice Department, to get to the bottom of whether Equifax managers violated insider trading laws when they sold stock days after the ...
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Raul Castro's surprising response to harmed US diplomats

The Columbian - 15 Sep 2017
The way Castro responded surprised Washington, several U.S. officials familiar with the exchange told The Associated Press. In a rare face-to-face conversation, Castro told U.S. diplomat Jeffrey DeLaurentis that he was equally baffled, and concerned.
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Oregon brothers plead guilty in Ponzi scheme case

The Columbian - 16 Sep 2017
In exchange for the pleas, federal prosecutors dropped 35 other charges. Also pleading guilty to money laundering were Michael Holcomb's daughters — Jennifer Chalmers and Kristen Van Beemen. The company, Berjac, stayed in business for decades by ...
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NW Natural gas rates may soon fall again

The Columbian - 14 Sep 2017
“We're proud to pass cost savings on to our customers while providing the same high-quality service, reliability and safety they expect,” he said. NWN Natural, traded on the New York Stock Exchange as NWN, closed Tuesday at $66.50 per share, down $1.20.
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Community notebook: Local tennis team set to compete at sectional

The Columbian - 12 Sep 2017
Vancouver gymnast Adrian Rodriguez, a Multnomah Athletic Club member, is among a group of 12 area athletes who departed Monday for Sapporo, Japan, to take part in an innovative athletic exchange program. During their 10-day visit, the athletes, ranging ...
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Berko: 4 no-load funds worth your money

The Columbian - 16 Sep 2017
In June 2015, you recommended a group of single-country exchange-traded funds, and we bought 800 shares of the iShares MSCI Italy Capped ETF at $15. It's now about $31, and our stockbroker wants us to sell this ETF and put the money in the Putnam ...

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