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“ People ate lunch with their friends and dinner with their ancestors in paradise.” -Richard Wellington, London, 1352
The Black Death
The Beginning of the Plague <ul><li>Bubonic Plague: very aggressive epidemic that spreads very quickly </li></ul>The Plagu...
How it Spread <ul><li>Rats carried bacteria in their blood </li></ul><ul><li>Fleas drank the blood </li></ul><ul><li>Fleas...
The Plague in Europe <ul><li>The Bubonic Plague Tricks the people of Europe: </li></ul><ul><li>*During the winter, the pla...
The Black Death <ul><li>Bubonic Plague nicknamed “Black Death” </li></ul><ul><li>--limbs, fingers, spots on body turn blac...
Symptoms of the Black Death <ul><li>*Fever </li></ul><ul><li>*Painful swelling of lymph glands </li></ul><ul><li>*spots on...
The Black Death affects Society <ul><li>European Society never recovered **33% population loss in Europe** </li></ul><ul><...
People Terrified <ul><li>NO Contact: Doctors/priests would stay away from people: afraid of getting sick </li></ul><ul><li...
The cause…
 
 
Image symbolizing the Black Death
Figure it Out <ul><li>How many people would be left in each place if the Plague hit? (hint: 33% of population died in Euro...
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  1. 1. “ People ate lunch with their friends and dinner with their ancestors in paradise.” -Richard Wellington, London, 1352
  2. 2. The Black Death
  3. 3. The Beginning of the Plague <ul><li>Bubonic Plague: very aggressive epidemic that spreads very quickly </li></ul>The Plague reaches Europe <ul><li>It came from China on Italian Trading Ships </li></ul>
  4. 4. How it Spread <ul><li>Rats carried bacteria in their blood </li></ul><ul><li>Fleas drank the blood </li></ul><ul><li>Fleas bit humans </li></ul><ul><li>Humans died </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Plague in Europe <ul><li>The Bubonic Plague Tricks the people of Europe: </li></ul><ul><li>*During the winter, the plague </li></ul><ul><li>appeared as if it had stopped…… </li></ul><ul><li>NOT TRUE! </li></ul><ul><li>*The plague is Seasonal. </li></ul><ul><li>What does that mean? </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Black Death <ul><li>Bubonic Plague nicknamed “Black Death” </li></ul><ul><li>--limbs, fingers, spots on body turn black. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Symptoms of the Black Death <ul><li>*Fever </li></ul><ul><li>*Painful swelling of lymph glands </li></ul><ul><li>*spots on skin that turn red, then black </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Black Death affects Society <ul><li>European Society never recovered **33% population loss in Europe** </li></ul><ul><li>25 Million People in 5 Years!!! </li></ul><ul><li>*shortage of labor </li></ul><ul><li>*people starve </li></ul><ul><li>*people Question the church </li></ul><ul><li>*towns disappear </li></ul>
  9. 9. People Terrified <ul><li>NO Contact: Doctors/priests would stay away from people: afraid of getting sick </li></ul><ul><li>People didn’t know the cause of all these deaths </li></ul><ul><li>People thought they could get it just by looking at someone with the plague </li></ul>
  10. 10. The cause…
  11. 13. Image symbolizing the Black Death
  12. 14. Figure it Out <ul><li>How many people would be left in each place if the Plague hit? (hint: 33% of population died in Europe due to the Plague) </li></ul><ul><li>-Sioux Falls: pop. 125,000= </li></ul><ul><li>-Brandon: pop. 6,000= </li></ul><ul><li>-6 th grade: pop. 242= </li></ul>
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