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    About The deadly disease known as the Black Death rapidly spread across Europe in the years 1346-1353, the terrifying name came seven centuries after its visit and was probably misused Latin word Atara meaning both black and terrible, it was reported that in the late stages of the black death citizens we dragging dead corpses and burying the outside the church with water at the bottom at the grave. The people who buried them would wear a bird like mask that would supposedly stop them from…

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    Although there are several similarities in the red death and the black death, there are also many differences. There was a purpose behind poe's “Masque of the red death” and The Black Death was the an actual tragic event that happened .In this essay I will be talking about the difference in the symptoms, The different beliefs and the similarity in the actions. The Red Death and The Black Death have several differences in the symptoms. The black death (plague) presented itself in three…

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    as, “The Black Death”, was the plague that was caused by “bad bacteria”, from fleas transmitted to people that caused the death of the young, old, and sick wiping out a significant amount of people ranging from 25% to 50% of the population just in Western Europe alone. Other places affected were Eastern Europe and other remote places, this all had occured in 1347- 1351. Since the black death was very common it commonly also affected the people surrounding. Some of the ways the black death had…

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    The Black Death was one of the deadliest pandemics I human history, starting in Britain between 1348 to1350. The Black Death was one of the many catastrophes to happen following an increase I the population during the Middle Ages. “It killed 30-50% of the countries entire population,” said Andrew Hamilton. The lack of information about The Black Death affected the population, the spread of the disease and increased the awareness of the lack medical help. Europe’s population had been hard hit…

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    Probably Killed your Ancestor The Black Death was one of the deadliest plagues in history. It started out in Asia and spread to Europe. It lasted three years from 1347 to 1350, and killed 2/3 of Europe's population. Even though the Black Death was very bad, it also had some positive effects on society. The Black Death had an effect on society because it changed future medicine, the way economics worked in Europe, and it impacted how people acted. One way the Black Death had an effect on…

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    During the end of 1347 Italy experienced the beginning of the most lethal outbreak of disease to ever enter its land. This disease is known as the Black Death. It is believed that the Black Death was brought on by an animal epidemic. In the Middle Ages people believed that it was rats that were the ones infecting the people, when in fact they were just helping transport the real culprit from place to place. It was the flea that carried this terrible disease from Asia. Rats were often found on…

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    think of anything worse than this, this disease was known as The Black plague or The Black Death. In October of 1347, a trade ship docked at the Silicon port of Messina after a long journey across The Black Sea. When they arrived, many people we’re already dead and some were severely ill. Many of them had fevers, they couldn’t keep down their food and they had black boils across their face, The authorities called for a fleet of the “death ships”, but it was too late. Over the next 5 years, over…

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    Black Death: Bubonic Plague All throughout time and still to this day, situations occur that affect millions of people in areas all over the world. A bubonic plague is a situation that affects millions of people by the quick and effective spreading of a disease. The Black Death killed many people in a span of a few years that swept almost the entire Western civilization. The disease impacted the Western civilizations economy, politics, and social elements that in turn disrupted the functioning…

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    The Black Death was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the deaths of an estimated 75 to 200 million people. The Black Death itself caused more than 30 percent of the population in Europe and the Middle East to die (Doc. 2). This contagious epidemic caused its victims to die within three days (Doc. 3). The symptoms of the disease included swelling beneath armpits and the spitting of blood. Yet, the responses of Christians and Muslims were different even though…

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    Since the spread and destruction of the Black Death, also known as the plague, many theories arose for what the cause and reason behind this devastating disease were. The final verdict was that the Black Death was a natural occurrence of disease that was spread through animals. While discussing this more accurate verdict and also discussing the previous verdicts from the time of right after the Black Death had dissipated. The underlying causes and aftermath of this plague has killed over tens of…

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