An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

When did George and Martha Washington leave Philadelphia? (from Chapter Four: Confusion, Distress, and Utter Desolation)

2.

How many patients did Dr. Rush's five assistants each see in one day after Dr. Rush's recovery? (from Chapter Six: The Prince of Bleeders)

3.

How much money did the black leaders attempt to raise in order to build a new church? (from Chapter Five: It Was Our Duty)

4.

Whose letter did Dr. Rush find in his old medical books about the yellow plagues that had occurred in Virginia about fifty years earlier? (from Chapter Six: The Prince of Bleeders)

5.

In the 1700s, what was often prescribed to break a slight fever? (from Chapter Six: The Prince of Bleeders)

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