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The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919
Choose from these words to fill the blanks below:
durable, common, die, Mahatma, Versailles, strike, Utopia, first, infected, Spartacist, Tragica, health, armies, barriers, Kansas, 100, global, influenza, winters, second, disease, goverments, upheaval
leaders of the world discussed world peace in                     
one of the coldest                in recorded history
millions of people froze to death
in 1918 and 1919 the real killer was               
pathogens shaped world history
germs and viruses don't respect national, ethnic and class                 
left        million people dead
this plague was more devastating than the war itself
675,000 Americans died in the                    epidemic
10 times the war casualties
people found themselves living in a              age
helped to spread the disease more quickly
one fifth of the world's population was                 
followed trade and shipping lanes
aggravated by the vast movements of             
the first epidemic in the United States was in army camps in             
around the world, the Armistice celebrations were the most cataclysmic day for the spread of the influenza
in the festivities, the kissing and the hugging in the streets were perfect vectors for spreading the disease
people would celebrate, go home, and       
the              systems were already maxed out because of the war wounded
some silver linings
we learned a great deal about
public health
disease
first world war had left 9 million soldiers and 7 million civilians dead, but far more casualties from the disease
aggrevated tensions within                     
among the victors and defeated
1919 was a year not just of disease, but of great                  and in surgency
Berlin
1919 - The                      Uprising
communists' efforts trying to take over the government
Winnepeg
first large             
Buenos Aires
Semana               
India
               Gandhi
took over editing of the Young India Magazine
preached open resistance
began planning his own general strikes
added to the urgencies of rebuilding societies
this was              at the end of wars
having to discuss how to effect a                peace
started the              great age of revolutions
the            were e.g. those of France and America and Latin America
here we have a different kind of search for             

Ideas and Concepts:

Forgotten human catastrophes, via tonight's World History Since 1300 course:

"In 1918, while world leaders of the world's countries discussed world peace in Versailles, one of the coldest winters in recorded history, the real killer, disease, ravished throughout the world. Pathogens having a way of shaping world history, germs and viruses not respecting national, ethnic and class barriers, the influenza of 1918 left 100 million people dead.

This plague was more devastating than the war itself:675,000 Americans died in the influenza epidemic, ten times the number of war casualties. People found themselves living in a global age, which aided the disease to spread more quickly. One fifth of the world's population was infected, the disease followed trade and shipping lanes, aggravated by the vast movements of armies returning home.

The first epidemic in the United States was in army camps in Kansas. Around the world, armistice celebrations were the most cataclysmic day for the spread of the influenza. During the festivities, people kissed and hugged in the streets, perfect vectors for spreading the disease. People would celebrate, go home, and die."
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