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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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    How does Black Death Impact the Medieval History According to Robert s. Gottfried The Black Death‚ “the black death was defined as a combination of bubonic‚ pneumonic‚ and septicaemic plague strains. It devastated the Western world from 1347 to 1351‚ killing 25%-50% of Europe’s population and causing or accelerating marked political‚ economic‚ social‚ and cultural changes. People were astounded‚ bewildered‚ and terrified.” (Gottfried Robert S.‚ The Black Death; Natural and Human Disaster in Medieval

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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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    features of the Black Death social‚ economic and political effects and its impact upon Europe. In the 1300’s‚ The Black Death spread across Europe killing many people and impacted Europe socially‚ economically and politically. The consequences of this plague had both short-term and long-term effects that impacted upon all of Europe. The main features of the Black Death at the time was the origins and spread of the disease‚ the symptoms and treatments‚ the cause of the Black Death and the social

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    The Black Plague is one of the deadliest pandemics in human history. The Plague Struck and killed with terrible speed leaving the few who still remained alive in shock and utter confusion. People became desperate and turned to religion for hope and an explanation for this deadly event. Despite the Black Plague Striking World Wide‚ the Christian and Muslim reactions where quite different. These disparate reactions grew as the mortality rate due to the Black Death grew. The Background of the Black Plague

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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 This paper analyzes the documentary film "Secrets of the dead-Mystery of the Black Death". This film discusses about the Black Death‚ a disease resulting from a combination of bubonic and pneumonic plague‚ which killed millions of Europeans during the Middle Ages. Researchers in this video clarify the origins of this pandemic/how it spread‚ the damage it caused on the whole European continent‚ the theory explaining how some people managed to escape the Black Death and the

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    Black Death & Plague Works Cited 1. Benedictow‚ Ole J. "The Black Death." History Today 55.3 (2005): 42-49. History Reference Center. Web. 4 Oct. 2012. 2. COHN‚ SAMUEL. "After The Black Death: Labour Legislation And Attitudes Towards Labour In Late-Medieval Western Europe." Economic History Review 60.3 (2007): 486-512. History Reference Center. Web. 4 Oct. 2012. 3. Harvey‚ Mary‚ and Suzanne McCabe. "World History: The Black Death." Junior Scholastic 114.12 (2012): 20. History Reference

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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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    Katrina Ruppel Mr. Don Godfrey English Comp I 10 November 2014 The Black Death Throughout recorded history‚ there have been many pandemics that have dealt devastating blows to the human population. Smallpox‚ Cholera‚ and Spanish Influenza‚ are all examples of deadly diseases that have killed millions of people‚ but perhaps the most infamous of these is what many know as “The Black Death.” This pestilence ravaged Europe destroying entire towns‚ tearing apart families‚ and spreading fear like wildfire

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