April 15, 2020

Plagues, Pokanokets and Pilgrims in the 17th century YouTube presentation

Before the arrival of Europeans in the Americans in the late 15th century, the Pokanoket people lived in a relatively disease-free environment.Starting in 1616, those same people began to suffer from a series of pandemics that wiped out up to 90% of their numbers. So, how did these infectious diseases first come to New England […]