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The Black Death

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