January 12, 2022 2:26 pm
The most far-reaching impact of the plague was upon the political atmosphere of the country. It had also become a pretext for an assault on the rising political consciousness among Indians in the early 20th century.
January 08, 2022 9:11 am
Smallpox, measles, malaria, yellow fever, typhoid, typhus, and the venereal diseases were among those that were introduced by the European settlers. For native Americans, these were new and terrifying experiences.
January 08, 2022 9:01 am
What was a medical phenomenon soon turned into a socio-political one, with many chroniclers struggling to decide if more Jews died due to the plague or the persecutions against them.
January 08, 2022 9:04 am
In Europe though, the catastrophic plague eventually played out to be a boon for some -- the serfs who were legally committed to providing labour to landlords in exchange for allowing them to live and work in their lands.
January 08, 2022 9:05 am
The plague “would mark the end of one world, and the beginning of another. Along the way, it would consume at least 25 million human lives.”