Smallpox Plague

What do you think caused the death go millions of Native Americans? The answer is plague. The Smallpox plague was caused by the exploration and encounter of the Europeans in the the Americas. When said europeans first encountered the native americans they did not worry about the spread of disease and did not try to … Read more

Smallpox In Boston Essay

Between April and December of 1721, over six thousand colonists in Boston contracted a world-wide feared viral infection known as smallpox. After the occurrence of over nine hundred deaths in Boston alone, the infestation of this disease in the colony became known as the Smallpox Epidemic. During the epidemic, it became widely acknowledged that survivors … Read more