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    The Black Death plague was by far the most devastating pandemic in the history of humanity. The plague ravaged Europe to a death toll of 75 to 200 million people from 1346 until 1353. The Black Death even struck a few Middle Eastern countries as well. The population of Europe was decreased by 30-60%, reducing the world’s total population drastically. Repercussions of the Black plagues destruction lead to many cultural effects felt through out the world, but none as drastic as Europe. Art,…

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    The Black Death was a plague that broke out around 1347, and is known as the deadliest in the history of the world. The name most likely came from the black and blue blotches that appeared on the victim's skin. The symptoms were similar to those of the flu, but they developed boils and died within a few days. According to a map the disease affected Asia and Europe, having reached Spain and France by 1348. It spread remarkably fast throughout the continents, the dirty and crowded conditions of…

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    taken by the bubonic plague. The Black Death arrived in Europe by sea on October 1347 when 12 Genoese trading ships docked at the Sicilian port of Messina. Most of the sailors aboard the ships were dead and those who were still alive were gravely ill. They had a bad fever, were unable to keep food down, and were delirious from pain. Also, they were covered in mysterious black boils that oozed blood and pus. The Sicilian authorities hastily ordered the fleet of death ships out of the harbor, but…

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    The Bubonic Plague was a deadly disease that killed at least twenty-five million people and devastated Europe from the 1300’s to the early 1700’s. The Bubonic Plague is also known as the Black Plague and the Black Death. The Bubonic Plague is a disease that was very deadly. Many religious people thought the disease was an act of God. They thought that God was punishing them for the sins they have committed in life. Others thought it was an act of witches and Jews. This disease lasted for over…

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    Middle Ages was a time of trouble for the Europeans. The Black Death was one of those problems. The Black death eventually had killed off half of the population. The Black Death had spread through the Middle East and Asia and ended up in Europe.No matter what social class people were from, everyone was affected.The Laws had changed because of the Black Death. The Black Death had eventually had contributed to the decline of feudalism.The Black Death had spread through the Middle East, Asia, and…

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    when the Black Death hit all over the world. Envision millions of people dying right in front of your eyes. Death is everywhere, bodies are thrown into ditches, and people are burned in massive groups. No one knew the cause of the disease or how it spread. They only knew the Black Death was among them and vicious. The Black Death was a pandemic that killed about seventy-five million people, in three years, during the time of the Middle Ages. The Muslim and Christian responses to the Black Death…

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    had been wiped out - what is the cause? The Black Death was a terrible disease that swept through Europe in the year 1348. This disease has many names but the scientific name is the bubonic plague. The Black Death, though disastrous, had both positive and negative results through medical advances, a population decrease and an aftermath that affected history. The medical advances due to the disease had a big impact on the world. Before The Black Death swept through Europe the medical…

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    Teonna Guilbeaux Mrs. Martinez English IV, First Hour Essay 5//1/16 The Black Death Many plagues have struck the world in the most terrible way, but the most remembered one is The Black Death, or the Bubonic Plague. The Black Death started in the 1340s. Although it felt like a century that the plague lasted, it only lasted about ten years ending in the 1350s. It started in Europe when 12 Genoese trading ships went through the Black Sea, then docked at the Sicilian port of Messina. When the…

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    The Black Death was an outbreak of the plague that effected countries such as China, England, and many other European countries in the mid fourteenth century. Though most of this outbreak was caused by the bubonic plague, there were other forms of plague that effected residents that lived during the Black Death. This outbreak of the plague ended up killing anywhere from twenty-five to fifty percent of these countries populations over the course of a few decades. For this reason, the plague…

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    Norman F, Cantor is Emeritus Professor of History, Sociology, and Comparative Literature at New York University. Cantor sections his book to explain to his readers the effects of the plague that caused so much destruction. The Black Death was a pandemic that occurred in the 1300s and left civilizations destroyed from the massive amount of people it killed. Cantor explains that there will most likely always be a degree of uncertainty about the plague because of the limitations from the medical…

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