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Deadliest Events in American History

Can you name the deadliest events in American history?

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Last updated: September 8, 2023
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Category
Fatalities
Answer
Violence
 
Native American Genocide
Violence
 
Slavery
Disease
1,127,152
COVID-19 pandemic
Disease
700,000
HIV/AIDS pandemic
Disease
675,000
1918 influenza pandemic
Violence
655,000
American Civil War
Violence
405,399
World War II
Disease
116,000
1957-1958 influenza pandemic
Violence
116,516
World War I
Disease
100,000
1968 influenza pandemic
Violence
58,220
Vietnam War
Violence
36,516
Korean War
Violence
31,000
American Revolutionary War
Violence
15,000
War of 1812
Violence
13,283
Mexican-American War
Natural Disaster
6,000 to 12,000
1900 Galveston hurricane
Natural Disaster
5,000
1936 North American heat wave
Violence
4,492
Iraq War
Violence
4,196
Philippine-American War
Natural Disaster
>4,000
Great Flood of 1862
Natural Disaster
3,389
1899 San Ciriaco hurricane
Natural Disaster
>3,000
1906 San Francisco earthquake
Violence
2,996
September 11 attacks
Natural Disaster
2,982
Hurricane Maria
Natural Disaster
2,823
1928 Okeechobee hurricane
Violence
2,467
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Violence
2,446
Spanish-American War
Violence
2,325
War in Afghanistan
Natural Disaster
2,209
Johnston flood
Natural Disaster
2,000
1893 Cheniere Caminada hurricane
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