The Black Death swept across Asia and Europe during the middle 1300’s. It began in Central Asia. Ships that were used for trading carried rats. When the people got bitten by the fleas on the rats, the fleas gave them the plague. From these ships, the plague spread throughout Europe.
Ring around the Rosie’s: The power of the Black Death Emily Shelton HIS 103: World Civilizations I November 19, 2011 Ring around the Rosie’s: The power of the Black Death The Black Death, swept through Western Europe in early spring of 1348. The disease had already swept through the east, and now was making way through Europe. The disease was from the bacterium known as Yersinia pestis (Wade, 2010). There are three different forms of the disease, but the most common is the bubonic plague form. This transmitted from fleas that are on the infected rat, which then bites the human giving them the disease as well.
It came from the Near East, into the western Mediterranean, then into northern Europe and finally back into Russia. The medical term for the plague that became known as the Black Death is bubonic plague, and it was carried by rats and other rodents. Fleas infest the rodents then move on to humans and infect them, through
Known as one of the most devastating sicknesses in history, the Black Death continued killing more and more people. This horrible disease struck many of countries and spread nonstop for 200 years. People tried to protect themselves but nothing worked. At the time it could not be discovered what was causing this virus, but now it is discovered and there is a cure. This paper will show the historical significance of the Black Plague in the middle ages.
As we all know the black plague, whihcwas caused by rats and fleas, was a tramatzing disease that affected Europe in the dark ages (dates). It caused agnzoing symtopmts and most certainly death. It shaped europes history forever. In 1333 the plague the plague erupted in china ans from there it worked its way to Europe. The disease spread like any other thing, it traveled through trade.
All it took was a few plague-infected fleas from Central Asia to start the chain reaction of death and terror. There was no cure, and everyone was at risk. The changes that followed after the plague had passed were drastic; there were changes in the economy, in society and in job
Kevin_Hilliard Reading & Literature Part II Section 3, lesson 1 assignment 1 3/5/2013 The Masque of The Red Death In the year 2023, there was a plague so devastating that the world could not bear. The “Red Death” was so devastating, it destroyed half the population. This horrific plague contained the most horrific manifestations. The manifestations consist of sharp pains, sudden dizziness, and profuse bleeding at the pores with disintegration. Anyone that the plague came upon, caused reddening stains on the face and the body would appear, which caused the individual to be thrown in a secluded quarantine factory.
Not only were shops greatly affected but feudalism was as well. The serfs started to not work in the fields, causing the lords of the manors to do their own labor. With the constant threat of death all over Europe it forced people to isolate themselves, creating an economic
The Effects of the Black Death The bubonic plague of the fourteenth century caused not only pain and death, but also the formation of new ideas to help Europe after the economic slump they had been in for decades. The plague, which started in Asia, spread throughout all of Europe killing a third of the European population. No one was safe from the pestilence; clergy and nobles died along with the peasants and scum of every infected area. This sickness, that was spread so easily, managed to leave complete wreckage in its path. John Kelly writes about how the Black Death changed everyone’s lifestyle, changing Europe politically, economically, and socially.
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