Great Migration and 1918 Flu Epidemic By  Jehad Zakot
Great Migration <ul><li>Africans went from north to the south  </li></ul><ul><li>African Americans were affected by ww1 </...
1918 Flu  <ul><li>The influenza epidemic of 1918 was the most serious epidemic in U.S. history;  </li></ul><ul><li>it infe...
Origins of Epidemic <ul><li>killed tens of thousands of people worldwide. The early stages of the disease did not overly c...
Bibliography <ul><li>American History , s.v. &quot;influenza epidemic of 1918,&quot; accessed February 8, 2011. http://ame...
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  1. 1. Great Migration and 1918 Flu Epidemic By Jehad Zakot
  2. 2. Great Migration <ul><li>Africans went from north to the south </li></ul><ul><li>African Americans were affected by ww1 </li></ul><ul><li>black migrants settled in Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, and the Harlem section of New York City. </li></ul>http:// americanhistory.abc-clio.com/assets/mediaserver/AmericanHistory/6666/666662wt.jpg
  3. 3. 1918 Flu <ul><li>The influenza epidemic of 1918 was the most serious epidemic in U.S. history; </li></ul><ul><li>it infected 20 million Americans, killed 675,000 people within one year </li></ul><ul><li>Almost twice as many U.S. soldiers died from the epidemic than had died in World War I , </li></ul>
  4. 4. Origins of Epidemic <ul><li>killed tens of thousands of people worldwide. The early stages of the disease did not overly concern health officials stateside </li></ul><ul><li>more than 100 soldiers had checked into the infirmary with the same symptoms </li></ul><ul><li>Most cases were reported in prisons and military bases </li></ul>
  5. 5. Bibliography <ul><li>American History , s.v. &quot;influenza epidemic of 1918,&quot; accessed February 8, 2011. http://americanhistory.abc-clio.com/. </li></ul>

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