The Black Death: A Natural Disaster

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What is the Black Death? The Black Death, also know as the black Plague, was a natural disaster that happened in Europe around 1347. The illness came in three forms bubonic, pneumonic, and septicemic all three forms were said to kill viciously. The type that struck Europe was the bubonic, it was said to develop from fleas that lived on rodents, and the rodent were blood sucking pesticide that soon spread many diseases through humans (Cartwright, 1991). The Black Death was the biggest disaster during the time and it spread fast. The brutal disease caused change economically, socially, and in music and art. Economic change was bound to happen in a country where hundreds were dying each day. During this time being poor or rich didn’t matter,

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