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Fever 1793 Essay & Project Ideas

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Ideas for Reports and Papers

1. Research the political climate in 1793.

Why was the capital in Philadelphia?

Where did the Congress meet? What issues did the government officials handle?

2. Detail the real-life impact of yellow fever in the United States in 1793. What causes yellow fever? Can it be found in the world today? What medical changes occurred because of this tragedy? How would this disease be treated in the early twenty-first century?

3. Animals frequently play a valuable part in history. What types of pets did Philadelphians own in the late 1790s?

What useful purposes did they serve besides companionship? What animals would be in the city which were not pets? What roles did these animals have?

4. The story occurs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1793. Compare and contrast Philadelphia in 1793 and today.

Describe its layout and traditions. What businesses support the culture then and now? How did the city change after the epidemic...

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