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.

What Revolutionary War hero wrote begging Dr. Rush for his help during the 1797 yellow fever epidemic? (from Chapter Six: The Prince of Bleeders)

2.

When was the Quarantine Hospital set on fire? (from Chapter Eleven: A Modern-Day Time Bomb)

3.

Of what type of church was Reverend John Schmidt a pastor? (from Chapter Eight: this Unmerciful Enemy)

4.

How many times did it rain in September, 1793? (from Chapter Eight: this Unmerciful Enemy)

5.

When was it first considered that mosquitoes might cause yellow fever? (from Chapter Eleven: A Modern-Day Time Bomb)

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