[LMB] [OT] Atlantic crossings, was Centrifugal gravity, was Re: Cordelia's College sport

WalterStuartBushell proto at panix.com
Thu Jun 24 13:44:51 BST 2021



> On Jun 23, 2021, at 10:24 PM, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
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>> On Jun 23, 2021, at 8:17 PM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Mostly because of the *diseases*?  How well would the people of the
>> Americas have fared, given how the Romans treated the nations surrounding
>> them?
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> I wonder what would have happened if the Americas got the deadly diseases such as smallpox 1000 or 1500 years earlier.  

Or  Europe getting syphilis  and tobacco.

Horses in the Americas would have changed everything with unpredictable results.

And corn, beans, tomatoes, peppers and potatoes might of changed European development too.

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