Compare Contagious Fevers
Research different types of contagious fevers. Make a chart and compare these fevers to yellow fever.
Dear Mr. Murphy:
Write Jim Murphy and tell him what you did and did not like about the book.
Imagine that you lived in Philadelphia when yellow fever swept through the city in 1793. Write journal entries about your experiences.
Bring Out Your Dead
Read "Bring Out Your Dead: The Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793" by J. H. Powell.
Dr. Benjamin Rush
Read about Dr. Benjamin Rush, and then prepare a written or oral report discussing what you learned.
Dr. William Currie
Research the life of Dr. William Currie. Prepare a biographical sketch discussing Dr. Currie.
Read All About It
Write a newspaper article about an event that occurred in the book.
Read about ,medicines in the 1790s--how they were made, what types...
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