The Impact of the Black Death

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Impact of the Black Death
Week 5 paper for HIS 103
The Black Death, also known as the bubonic plague or Pasteurella pestis had several impacts on the population in its active years. The Black Death, also known as the bubonic plague or Pasteurella pestis had several impacts on the population in its active years. Theses effects summarize to a debilitating disease with physical as well as internal health effects, it affected more countries than common knowledge tells us, and it forced a significant decrease in the population. 1. Our Text gives me detailed information on the population effects that the plague had on not only Europe but China and Egypt as well. 2. This website has information about the plagues impact on England’s social structure also known as the Peasants Revolt. 3. This text has information about the origins of the disease and how it travelled. 4. Has the religious aspect on why people were effected.(Islam) 5. This book while it seems simple has information from every aspect of the bubonic plague and its effects. 6. This book brings to light effects the plague had on agriculture, architecture, the church, education, where these effects took place; such as, Asia, England, France, Germany, Italy, et c. It also breaks down the mortality rates by overall count and age range. It also has the forms of treatment the people used to fight the disease.

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