History of Public Health in Great Britain


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When were the peak years of the Black Death?

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1. What was one of the main causes of the cholera outbreak in England in 1832?

2. Whose experiments led to the first official smallpox vaccines?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help you check your understanding of the history of public health in Great Britain. The Black Death and the cholera outbreak are some topics you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can check your understanding of:

  • Person who helped develop the first official smallpox vaccines
  • The meaning of NHS
  • Peak years of the Black Death
  • A main cause of the cholera outbreak in England in 1832

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on public health in Great Britain
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about why the Clean Air Act of 1956 was created
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how cholera spread in England in 1832 and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can review more topics thanks to the lesson called History of Public Health in Great Britain. Use this lesson to:

  • Review the effects of the Black Death
  • Identify acts that improved public health in Great Britain
  • Examine the health scares that citizens in Great Britain have dealt with throughout the years