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  • The Worst Plague In Human History

    The Black Plague was no ordinary plague, it killed more than 25 million people in 1347-1353 (Dobson)! The Black Plague was the worst plague in human history because it was in a highly populated area, was easily spread and and it was hard to treat. The Black Plague was the worst disease in human history. The Black Plague was nicknamed the black death because at its worst times many people described it as a black cloud of death that was not avoidable(Dobson). The black plague killed 30% of the…

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  • The Athenian Golden Age

    The Athenian golden Age was brought about by the defeat of the Persian army. This defeat brought about significant overall advances that would shape the world as we see it today. This includes advancements in government, literature, drama, philosophy, and the arts. The beginning of the end of this golden age started in 431 BC and lasted for 27 years. Known as the Peloponnesian war, a war between Sparta and its allies and Athens would tear apart the union between the two city-states it once had…

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  • Analyze The Causes Of The Black Plague

    The Black Plague was a very dangerous plague that started in Europe in the early 1300’s. It took out nearly a third of all the European population during the first wave and more followed that. This plague started thanks to the Y. Pestis bug in China and from there, it just rapidly began to spread across Europe. Of course, we now know a lot of information about this today, but in the early 1300’s people didn’t really understand what was going on. The Europeans began to try to figure out the…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Impossible Burger

    Science is the root of our planet, our living and everything around us. If we want to improve our living standard or solving the problem of the whole world, we should make used on science and this is technology. “The science of today is the technology of tomorrow. “Said by Edward Teller, A Physicist in US. Every new technology we have invented right now, will become a piece of puzzle of our future. A picture of a high living standard is what we all want to see and that’s why we must spend more…

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  • Giovanni Da Verzano Disease

    There is at least 93 confirmed pandemics and epidemics from the 16th through the 20th century. The Europeans were under the impression God was on their side and that he was the reason behind Native Americans dying in such large numbers. Some Native Americans however believed that God…

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  • Plague Breakout

    Although all forms of plague are very fatal, the first form was the least deadliest of the three. This form is the Bubonic Plague. It was spread by fleas that carried the disease from rats. When one contracts this disease they usually start with flu-like symptoms and a fever. Following this buboes, which are “...black welts and bulges” form in lymph node areas(Cantor 12). These black marks are what lead to this outbreak being termed, “The Black Death”. In normal situations, the lymph nodes would…

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  • Allusions In The Masque Of The Red Death

    In Edgar Allan Poe’s “ The Masque of the Red Death” the main focus is not on just the party itself but what lies outside of Prince Prospero's abby, the black plague. This was a grave disease that tormented the people of Europe during the 14th Century. It originally came from a bacteria in rats that then would be transferred to humans in the form of a flea bite. Due to the disease being a bacteria once it was in ones system they could easily infect someone else through both the air and bodily…

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  • The Role Of Disease In Guinea

    Guinea is an African country. It is located in West Africa – Sub-Saharan Region. It is located between Guinea Bissau and Senegal in the north; Mali and Cote d’Ivoire in the east; Liberia and Sierra Leone in the south and Atlantic Ocean in the West. Guinea has four natural regions: coastal plain; mountainous region; savanna region; and a forest region. “Total area: 94,927 sp mi (245,861 sq km); Population (2013 est.): 11,176,026 (growth rate: 2.64%); birth rate: 36.3/1000; life expectancy: 59;…

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  • Social Effects Of The Black Death

    The Black Death was one of the most devastating diseases in human history. The disease spread fast and covered the territory from China to England and the western part of Europe, covering almost all of Europe within several years. The disease was mysterious to Medieval people, the medicine back in the day was underdeveloped to fight such a disease as the Black Death, which was thought to be a plague. The development and spread of the disease was fast and started the depopulation of Europe. At…

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  • An American Plague By Jim Murphy

    Philadelphia, the largest and most important U.S. city, soon fell apart in the summer of 1793. A deadly disease with absolutely no cure spread through the city like wildfire, killing more than 5,000 people. Conditions were so horrible, that almost everyone who could leave left. The whole government fled the city, including George Washington, the first U.S. president. Only one government official was brave enough to stay behind and help. Matthew Clarkson was a symbol of heroism for all those who…

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