Diseases - a disordered or incorrectly functioning structure of the body; ailment, sickness, illness.

512px-Ancient_sick_native_american.jpg DISEASE I MY WORD

After the Louisiana purchase,during Jefferson's term, the Americans moved Westward bringing many diseases to the Native Americans. Such diseases included measles and small pox.

A current event that can be linked to disease or illness is the nuclear reactors in japan that were disrupted during the earthquake. This is some footage of the earthquake and tsunami.Earthquake/Tsunami

IN 9-3 it says "Diseases such as measles, smallpox and influenza killed thousands of Native Americans that had never been exposed to such diseases." I thought that this was the best and most straight forward quote in the section for my word.

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