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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793

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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.

Objects

Philadelphia - The capital of the United States in 1793.

The Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers - As water levels fell, rotting plant life and dead animals here drew thousands of mosquitoes.

Mount Vernon - This is where George and Martha Washington fled when they fled Philadelphia to avoid the plague.

The West Indies - A rancid load of coffee came from here.

Ricketts' Circus - This was a place where Overseers and Guardians of the Poor took poor folks who were infected with the plague.

The New African Society - This was...

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