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Year Without a Summer

The Year Without a Summer, also known as the Poverty Year and Eighteen hundred and froze to death, was 1816, in which severe summer climate abnormalities destroyed crops in Northern Europe, the American Northeast and eastern Canada.

Historian John D.

Post has called this "the last great subsistence crisis in the western world".

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