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The Black Death

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Transcript of The Black Death

The Black Death
What is the Black Death?
The Black Death was a series of deadly plagues that hit Europe between 1347 and 1351, the Black Death was killing millions.
People did not know what was caused the plagues.
-World History
Burstein and Shek
What Caused The Black Death?
"The Black Death was not caused by one disease but several different forms of plague. One form called bubonic plague could be identified by swellings called buboes that appeared on victims' bodies. Another even deadlier form could spread through the air and kill people in less then a day."
-World History
Burstein and Shek
What Caused The Black Death?
"The Black Death killed so many people that many were buried quickly without priests or ceremonies. In some villages nearly everyone died of fled as neighbors fell ill. In England alone, about 1,000 villages were abandoned."

-World History
Burstein and Shek
The Plague
The plague is so terrifying that many people think it's the end of the world. They leave town for the country, spreading the Black Death even farther.
-World History
Burstein and Shek
Conditions
"The garbage and dirty conditions in the town provide food and a home for the rats, allowing the disease to spread even more."
-World History
Burstien and Shek
Fleas
The Fleas(that have the plague)will jump onto the man unloading the ship and soon he will become sick and die.
How did it get here?
Its the ship!!!! When it arrived in Europe from the east. It not only came with goods it came with rats and fleas.
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