Type:

Lesson Plan, Video

Description:

When European colonizers came to American shores, the plague they brought with them killed almost 90% of the indigenous population. But why was there no existing plague in the \"New World\" that affected Europeans? TED-Ed video with lesson included.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > United States History
  • Social Studies > World History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

American colonies, European settlers, disease, plague, Ameripox

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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