Smallpox Epidemic

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Fall Of Tenochtitlan - Both Sides Attempt To Recover - Smallpox Decimates The Local Population
... his alliances and garnering more supplies, a smallpox epidemic struck the natives of the Valley of Mexico, including Tenochtitlan ... Smallpox played a crucial role in the Spanish success of subduing the Aztec empire was during the Siege of Tenochtitlan from 1519-1521, a fact not mentioned in ... broke out in Tenochtitlan in late October the epidemic lasted sixty days, ending by early December ...
Spanish Conquistadors - Disease in The Americas
... victories of the conquistadors in the Americas, this was facilitated by old world diseases, smallpox, chicken pox, diphtheria, typhus, influenza, measles, malaria and yellow ... Epidemic disease is commonly cited as the primary reason for the population collapse ... portion of the population, had already died in a smallpox epidemic ...
Council Of Keewatin - Council Formation - Emergency Quarantine
... Lynch to care for the Saulteaux smallpox epidemic ... Bay "outpost" also became an emergency hospital during the epidemic ... The buildings were burned to contain the smallpox epidemic ...
Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site - History - Smallpox Epidemic
... The Knife River villages thrived until 1837, when a series of smallpox outbreaks nearly wiped out the population ... The smallpox outbreaks from 1837-1840, had a 90% death rate among the infected ... The smallpox outbreak lasted from 1804-1805 and, out of 1,600 villagers, 31 survived ...
History of The Catawba People
... In 1738, a smallpox epidemic broke out in South Carolina ... In 1759, a smallpox epidemic killed nearly half the tribe ... In 1738, they suffered from a smallpox epidemic, which also affected nearby tribes and the whites ...

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