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    of the Black Death, but not many of them know all of the facts about it. The Black Death was a plague that killed an estimated 25-50 million people in a short time period of about five years in the fourteenth century. In this time period, 1346 AD - 1353 AD, about 33% - 50% of Europe’s population was killed by this horrible disease. If you think about this horrible number, you will be able to realize how important the Black Death was in human history. Now, some people would say that the Black…

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    “People who were healthy when they went to bed at night could be dead in the morning” (Black Death). The Black death is a devastating plague that left many without homes and family. It lasted 5 years ending the life of over 20 million (Black Death). It began in 1348 (Kellys), and ravaged london in 1563, 1593, 1603, 1625, 1665 (Bubonic Plague) acting like fog, slowly crawling around and affecting everything in its grasp reducing the affected population 10 to 30%. There was never really a break…

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    The Black Death I had just finished burying my husband when I noticed the sharp pain in my armpit followed by an ache in my groin I knew this was how it began. When I got home I went to check on the children. Timothy had dark spots starting to appear from the bleeding under the skin. Mary started coughing violently spraying a mist of blood with every cough, at least she would not be in agony much longer. It began as a painful pus-filled growth in the armpit, groin, or neck area that…

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    Beaudoin_A Black Death DBQ Essay The Black Death is a disease that was spread throughout Europe only in 4 years time. This disease took many innocent lives and great countries. These people living and dead were put through misery.But the misery only lasted three days, then they died. During this misery different people reacted in different ways. Just like the Physicians were precocious but they also used the Black death for money, families were in distraught, and countries were in isolation.…

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    The Black Death was a disease that killed over one-third of the population in Europe and also in the middle east, it was caused by the black rat then spread by the flea and transferred to humans. Christian and Muslim responses on The Black Death were completely different. The Christian’s saw the plague as punishment, while Muslims saw it as a blessing from God. Although their responses were completely different, they both believed that the plague was from God. Christian’s during the Black Death…

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    was the case for many during the Middle Ages throughout cities in Europe. Around the time of 1347, a horrible plague took the lives of millions of people infamously known as The Black Death. People still wonder how did it all begin? And who did it affect? Really, there are many questions that one asks about the Black Death including how it all began, who it affected, symptoms, and how it ended. While many of these questions are answered through research, it is still amazing how this plague was…

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    The Black Death, as it was most commonly called, was renowned as the most devastating pandemic to have even swept over the Eastern Hemisphere during the fourteenth century. It was the cause of over tens of millions of deaths throughout Europe and Asia and went by many names, including the “Great Mortality,” and “Universal Plague.” The widespread plague originated in Central Asia and was most likely variants of the bubonic and pneumonic plagues. The bubonic plague, which was the most common…

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    By the early 1340’s it had already struck China, India, Persia, Syria, and Egypt. The plague was brought from Sicily to England in 1347 along the Asian trade routes (Silk Road) which imported silk, spices, ceramics, and wealth. The Black Death first infected the Black Sea port of Kaffa which then spread to Scotland, Scandinavia, and Ukraine. The plague…

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    The fourteenth century can be characterized as a period of complete devastation for European countries. Two unpredictable natural disasters destroyed societies: the famine and the Black Death. These disasters killed millions of people, as well as affected how they spent their daily lives. Famine and the Black Death impacted society by increasing mass starvation, decreasing population, reacting with unusual behaviors, and causing lasting economic and social consequences. A combination of…

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    Philip Ziegler’s The Black Death was a human disaster of the fourteenth century. Ziegler wrote the book in 1969. He discusses how the black plague traveled and how much destruction it caused. The plague outbreak took place during the 1340’s. It became a pandemic that spread out all over England. He focused mostly on the plague in England throughout the book. He connected how the plague spread from there to other country’s villages. The book was a way for Ziegler to inform people of the mass…

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