What diseases did Columbus and his settlers give to the Taino people?
Small pox, syphillis, and cholera were the big three.
What diseases did Columbus and his settlers give to the Taino people what happened as a result of these diseases?
Could Columbus have done anything to halt the exchange of disease between the Taino and the Europeans?
The people of Columbus' time had no understanding of what causes disease or how diseases are transmitted. As a result, Columbus could not have done anything to prevent the exchange of diseases between the Taino and Europeans. Of course, if he had had modern knowledge of disease, there is a lot that could have been done. But he did not have that knowledge.
The Taino people hated Christopher Columbus. They hated him because when he arrive, he too them as slaves, and forced them to guide his people around, and killed a lot of them in the process. When he left to tell his king, the Taino people killed his men out of fear. This made Columbus even meaner to them. Hoped this helped!
Christopher Columbus treated the natives (Taino Indians) very poorly. Columbus killed many Taino people. He also ordered every Taino at the age 14 and older to find him gold. The poor Tainos looked, and looked but couldn't find enough gold. For not finding enough gold, Columbus punished the Tainos, and cut off their hands, and make them be slaves. Christopher Columbus was a very mean and scary person to the Taino Indians. The Tainos thought…
What happened to the taino and other native americans when columbus returned to the americans in 1493?
Upon the initial meeting of Columbus and the Taino people, Columbus wrote, "They traded with us and gave us everything they had, with good will...they took great delight in pleasing us. They are very gentle and without knowledge of what is evil; nor do they murder or steal...Your highness may believe that in all the world there can be no better people...They love their neighbors as themselves, and they have the sweetest talk in the…