1. they got word that american soildgers were dying of an illness
3. Agramonte finally figured out that it was yellow fever
2. no one seemed to know if the illness was yellow fever
Sign Post- Numbers and stats
"June 25, 1900, The sun was warm. The sea was blue¨ (11).
Mindset- persists in challenges
Agramonte kept studying the soldier until he finally figured out what it was that killed him. He had a fixed mindset during this time he was curious and driven to figure out what happened to the solidier.
To find out that yellow fever can move places, it changed the way people lived.
Summary- SWBS & $2.00
Agramonte wanted to find the cause of yellow fever but, he had troubles along the way so, he persisted and kept trying.
The author used these words to show that yellow fever happened not too long ago.
Improving his work, Agramonte kept striving to find out if the soldiers were dying from yellow fever.
"Agramonte knew one thing for certain. The soldier on the table had died of yellow fever¨(23)