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 Dr. Rush hire a horse-drawn carriage and begin visiting patients after his bout with yellow fever? (from Chapter Six: The Prince of Bleeders)

2.

In the 1700s, how many times did yellow fever epidemics strike Manhattan and the surrounding towns? (from Chapter Eleven: A Modern-Day Time Bomb)

3.

What was the occupation of a man named Mr. Brooks who reopened his shop on October 31 and died of yellow fever on November 3? (from Chapter Nine: A Delicate Situation)

4.

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

5.

When was the Free African Society founded? (from Chapter Five: It Was Our Duty)

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