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    Ring Around the Rosie. What I Know The black plague started in mid evil times, better know as the dark ages. It was the deadliest plague to ever be documented in the history of the world. It was also the most widespread plague in the world, killing…

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    Most people have heard 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…

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    Alchin, Linda. "The Black Death & Bubonic Plague during the Elizabethan Era." Bubonic Plague. Siteseen Ltd, June 2015. Web. 14 Apr. 2016. This source gave me an insight on the Black Death specifically during the Elizabethan Era. It also explained what people did to prevent it. Watchmen were used to give food to the sick people in “plague houses”, and they also made sure that no one entered or escaped from the house to prevent the illness from spreading. They were also given the job to transport…

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    Many believe the Bubonic plague first began at sea around October 1837 in Europe. They believe it came to land when ships coming through the black sea ported at the Sicilian port of Messina and the sailors that survived thereof successfully passed it on to the unsuspecting victims of Europe. However, the first sightings of the bubonic plague sprouted up around the 6th century. The emperor at the time (Justinian 1) named it the Justinian plague beginning in 541 AD, it then lived up to its name…

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    Bubonic Plague

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    The Black Death, the bubonic plague, those are two names for the same disaster, one of the worst in recorded history, killing between 1/3 and 1/2 of the population of England, not to mention all the people killed in Asia and Africa. The name bubonic plague is a misconception, there were actually three forms of plague: the Bubonic, the Pnuemonic, and the Septicemic plagues, and they were all caused by the same germ, Yersinia Pestis. Yersinia Pestis, once called Pasteurella pestis1, "is a…

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    Y Pestis Essay

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    coccobacillus and a facultative anaerobe. Infamous for being the causative agent in plague, has been implicated in at least three devastating pandemics in modern history. The second plague pandemic includes the Black Death epidemic which caused the deaths of a third of the estimated European population in the fourteenth century (Haensch et al, 2010). More than five hundred years after the Black Death, during the third plague pandemic, Y. pestis was finally discovered and isolated by Alexandre…

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    Black Death Research Paper

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    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 from the plague. It would slow down in the winter; giving some serenity…

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    What Is Bubonic Plague

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    The black death was one of the most devastating plagues in human history. It was caused by the bubonic plague and its variants,. In the 14th century something happened that caused the disease spread . It was likely the rise of trade. The disease lived in fleas carried by rats. When a rat died, the fleas on that rat would need to find another host. When that host was a human, the people would get very sick and most people who had the disease would die very quickly. It is assumed that the…

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    to Mediterranean ports, this defied territorial right between living and death among every-one (Jueneman 11). Yersinia Pestis also known as “Black Death” in the Middle Ages the Black Death ruined and destroyed many lives. Although before the Black Plague the European popula-tion increased. Additional…

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    There are three types of common bubonic plague. Classic bubonic plague is transmitted through the bite of an infected flea or rodent. Flea bites are the most common mode of infection. There is a block in the flea’s gut which prevents it from fully digesting and metabolizing its food source. The flea is starving and full at the same time and as it sucks the blood from its victim it is also regurgitating contaminated blood back up and into the dermis of the victim. The bacteria is then drained…

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