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Black Death

Background Research Source One: http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/black_death_of_1348_to_1350.htm Notes: ❖ The Black Death started in 1348 ❖ The Black Death was also known as ‘The Bubonic Plague’ ❖ The Black Death had a major effect on England’s social structure which lead to the ‘Peasant’s Revolt’ ❖ The Black Death was spread by flees on rats ❖ The Bubonic plague spread quickly because all the people walked in the streets, packed together and none of...

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THE BLACK DEATH! What Is The Black Death? The Black Death is a disease that went on for over 5 years. It also spread around a wide range of places! It killled and harmed thousands upon thousands of people and had no mercy. If you were to sadly catch the Black Death, you would DEFINITELY die and there was many cures and causes however none of the causes actually worked also all of causes were thought to be a punishment from God. Once you knew you had the Black Death...

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The Black Death was a plague that devastated Europe during the 14th and 15th Century. Before the plague, Europe was in the Late Middle Ages, a time of both development and problems. Some of these problems were causes of the plague. The Black Death has changed Europe economically by causing people to pay for religious services, making nobles pay higher wages to peasants and serfs and helping peasants gain money. Socially, the Black Death caused the downfall of feudalism and created discrimination...

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The Black Death was one of the worst pandemics in human history. In the 14th century, at least 75 million people on three continents perished due to the painful, highly contagious disease. Originating from fleas on rodents in China, the “Great Pestilence” spread westward and spared few regions. In Europe’s cities, hundreds died daily and their bodies were usually thrown into mass graves. The plague devastated towns, rural communities, families, and religious institutions. Following centuries of a...

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HOW DID THE BLACK DEATH AFFECT EUROPEAN SOCIETIES OF THE MID-FOURTEENTH CENTURY? How did the Black Death affect European societies of the mid-fourteenth century? The Black Death is the most significant natural phenomenon in human history and continues to be the subject of medical, historical and sociological analysis . The ‘first epidemic of the second plague pandemic’ devastated Europe between 1347 and 1351, killing 25 to 45% of Europe’s population (over 75 million people...

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The Black Death according to many historians does not narrow down to one cause. There have been several interpretations of what has caused the plague. But there have not been different opinions on the effects of the Black Death. The plague has caused a decrease in population; drop in food prices, religious conflicts, and land lost. Historians can conclude with the aftermath of the plague that it was a significant event in which many people were affected. Besides the fact that the Black Death devastated...

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genetics the Black Death was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, killing an estimated 75 to 200 million people and peaking in Europe in the years 1348–50 CE. Although there were several competing theories as to the etiology of the Black Death, analysis of DNA from victims in northern and southern Europe published in 2010 and 2011 indicates that the pathogen responsible was the Yersinia Pestis bacterium, probably causing several forms of the bubonic plague. The Black Death is thought...

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The Black Death: How Different Were the Christian and Muslim Responses? Janeece Richardson Jonesboro High School Abstract This paper discusses the responses of the Christians and Muslims during the Black Death. According to research Muslims tended to stay more calm and relaxed. While Christians started getting upset, this led to pointing fingers. In particular, this paper states exactly how the Muslims reacted versus the way the Christians reacted towards the cruel Black Death. ...

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The Black Death In Fourteenth Century Europe, there was a network of roads and sea routes were linked to create international trade. These trading ships were docked at a Port in Sicily (Italy) after a long journey through the Black Sea from Asia. This was a major trade route where Italian merchants traded for silks and spices to be brought to Europe. Apparently, Asian black rats carried fleas with the plague that somehow burrowed into the ship’s grain sacks. This is the theory of what caused the...

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ThThe Black Death” is the name that was given to a disease called the bubonic plague which was widespread during fourteenth century. The plague according to modern biomedical science was a severe infection of the lymphatic system caused by Pasteurella petis, a bacillus carried principally by fleas that thrive on animals, particularly rodents such as rats. At the beginning of the outbreak, the cause of the plague was attributed to bad air, some kind of generalized pestilential miasma (Patel, 2011)...

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