How the Bubonic Plague Changed the World? Melissa Motes 8 th  Grade Social Studies 2006 © 1999 Insecta-Inspecta.com
Origins!!!!!! <ul><li>No one knows why the Bubonic plague began </li></ul><ul><li>Historians do know that the disease orig...
How did the Bubonic plague arrive in Europe? <ul><li>Italian merchants carried the disease from the city of Kaffa in prese...
Symptoms of the Bubonic Plague <ul><li>Fever </li></ul><ul><li>Tingling feeling through the body </li></ul><ul><li>Boils o...
Despair in Europe <ul><li>Anybody could contract the Bubonic Plague </li></ul><ul><li>No one knew the causes </li></ul><ul...
Effects of the Bubonic Plague <ul><li>Population loss </li></ul><ul><li>End of Feudalism </li></ul><ul><li>Economic effect...
Outcome of the Bubonic Plague <ul><li>Because of the bubonic plague, people began to think differently about religion, art...
Effects of the Black Death  - 50 years after <ul><li>The use of quarantine is in usage in Venice.  Quarantine is still use...
Effects of the Black Death – 100 years after <ul><li>The Renaissance is in full force  (refer to slide 7) </li></ul><ul><l...
Works Cited Page <ul><li>Knox, Skip. “The Black Death.”  History of Western Civilization .  2004. Boise State University. ...
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    1. 1. How the Bubonic Plague Changed the World? Melissa Motes 8 th Grade Social Studies 2006 © 1999 Insecta-Inspecta.com
    2. 2. Origins!!!!!! <ul><li>No one knows why the Bubonic plague began </li></ul><ul><li>Historians do know that the disease originated in China </li></ul>
    3. 3. How did the Bubonic plague arrive in Europe? <ul><li>Italian merchants carried the disease from the city of Kaffa in present-day Turkey. </li></ul><ul><li>Italians contracted the disease during the siege of Kaffa, through the first form of biological warfare </li></ul>© Eyewitnesstohistory.com 2001
    4. 4. Symptoms of the Bubonic Plague <ul><li>Fever </li></ul><ul><li>Tingling feeling through the body </li></ul><ul><li>Boils on the body </li></ul><ul><li>Flesh decomposing while still alive </li></ul><ul><li>The disease lasted about 3-5 days </li></ul>© Insecta-Inspecta.com 1999
    5. 5. Despair in Europe <ul><li>Anybody could contract the Bubonic Plague </li></ul><ul><li>No one knew the causes </li></ul><ul><li>People panic and try anything to prevent the plague </li></ul><ul><li>People pray, but prayers go unanswered and wonder if God is punishing them </li></ul><ul><li>People blame the Jews for the plague. </li></ul><ul><li>There was no cure for the plague </li></ul><ul><li>At least 30 million people in Europe die in a two year span </li></ul>
    6. 6. Effects of the Bubonic Plague <ul><li>Population loss </li></ul><ul><li>End of Feudalism </li></ul><ul><li>Economic effects = workers wages rose </li></ul><ul><li>Church becomes less influential </li></ul><ul><li>People become more secular </li></ul>
    7. 7. Outcome of the Bubonic Plague <ul><li>Because of the bubonic plague, people began to think differently about religion, art, life, and philosophy. </li></ul><ul><li>A new way of thought was called humanism, which led to the Renaissance. </li></ul>© Michelangelo.com
    8. 8. Effects of the Black Death - 50 years after <ul><li>The use of quarantine is in usage in Venice. Quarantine is still used today. </li></ul><ul><li>Quarantine is when a person or vessel is isolated for others to prevent the spread of disease </li></ul>
    9. 9. Effects of the Black Death – 100 years after <ul><li>The Renaissance is in full force (refer to slide 7) </li></ul><ul><li>The ideas of the Renaissance led to Johann Gutenberg to create the moveable type printing press in 1455. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Works Cited Page <ul><li>Knox, Skip. “The Black Death.” History of Western Civilization . 2004. Boise State University. 13 June 2006 <http://history.boisestate.edu/westciv/plague/>. </li></ul><ul><li>Loftus, Melissa. “The Black Death.” Insecta Inspecta . 1999. Insecta Inspecta World . 13 June 2006 <http://www.insecta-inspecta.com/fleas/bdeath/index.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Black Death, 1348.” Eyewitness to History . 2001 . Eyewitness to History. 13 June 2006 < http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/plague.htm >. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Michelangelo.” Michelangelo . . 13 June 2006 <http://www.michelangelo.com/buon/bio-index2.html>. </li></ul>

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